Newberry Co., SC (December 2, 2023) – Emergency officials were requested at the scene of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Newberry County and claimed one person’s life. The South Carolina Highway Patrol and firefighters were called to the site of the crash at around 7:50 p.m. on November 27.
According to local news sources, a collision involving a 1997 Ford pickup truck occurred on Highway 34. The incident resulted in the Ford going off the roadway and striking a ditch. The pickup truck then overturned.
One person involved in the crash was severely hurt. The victim was airlifted to an area hospital. Authorities confirmed that the victim later died from their injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
A fatal collision can be overwhelming to deal with. Unfortunately, nearly 43,000 people lost their lives as a result of crashes in the United States in 2022 alone. Year after year, tens of thousands of innocent people continue to lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions on our roadways.
Many of the crashes that take place every day are a result of negligence. In fact, statistics show that nearly nine out of every ten collisions are a result of some form of negligent or reckless action driver error. Leading factors and fatal collisions across the United States include:
- Running red lights
- Drunk driving
- Distracted driving
- Inexperienced drivers
If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal crash caused by the preventable and negligent actions of another driver, your family may be able to take legal action. It is in your best interest to seek representation early on to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice. A dedicated and seasoned wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you build a strong case against the responsible party. Your attorney will take control of the legal aspect of the grieving process as your family focuses on moving ahead.
During a time of loss and devastation, the last thing on your mind should be navigating legal proceedings. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and suffering families go through in these situations, which is why we are dedicated to providing support and seeking justice for those affected by such tragic incidents. Our experienced team of attorneys will fight tirelessly to ensure you receive fair compensation for your losses while allowing you to focus on healing with your loved ones. Get started with a free case evaluation by reaching out to our wrongful death lawyers by calling (800) 693-7833 and let our compassionate legal team fight for you and your family during this difficult time.