Mauldin, SC (December 9, 2023) – A fatal car accident reported on Wednesday morning in Greenville County Claimed the life of Averi Shantel Rucker. The crash took place at around 1:15 a.m. on December 6.
According to local news sources, a sedan was traveling on Interstate 8385 when it collided with a box truck during the early morning hours. The impact of the crash caused both of the vehicles to catch on fire. One person involved in the accident, identified as a rocker, was fatally injured. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the coroner’s office. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Averi Shantel Rucker at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal crashes in South Carolina occur daily, leaving families to deal with the overwhelming consequences. Regrettably, the vast majority of fatal accidents that are reported across our state involve some form of negligence. Speeding, failing to yield, running red lights, and other reckless actions continue to cause devastating accidents. After losing a loved one in a fatal accident, you can seek compensation for some of the damages and losses you face. This can include compensation for:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of companionship, consortium, and guidance
- Loss of inheritance
- Mental and emotional suffering
- Loss of financial support
- Your loved one’s final medical expenses
To take action in seeking legal assistance for a wrongful death case resulting from a car accident in South Carolina, you should contact an experienced wrongful death lawyer. They can help you navigate the legal process and explore your options for seeking compensation and justice.
At Ted Greve & Associates, our primary goal is to provide bereaved families who have suffered the loss of loved ones in car accidents with compassionate and resolute legal representation. We recognize that no amount of compensation can ever truly compensate for such a loss. However, we are committed to helping families get the financial burdens they need during this difficult time. Our dedicated team of wrongful death attorneys is resolute in their mission to help you find solace and assurance as you navigate through this trying period. If you’ve lost a loved one due to a negligent motorist, please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated legal advocates at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary case evaluation. Allow us to assist you in your pursuit of justice and closure during this challenging time.