North Charleston, SC (February 13, 2024) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Sunday claimed the lives of two people. The incident was reported to law enforcement at approximately 5:30 p.m. on February 11.
According to the North Charleston Police Department, a motor vehicle accident involving a tow truck and a pedestrian occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 526. The incident caused moderate delays near Leeds Avenue. Emergency crews responded and closed off the roadway. Emergency medical services tended to the injured victims. One person was pronounced deceased while at the scene. The North Charleston Police Department is currently conducting a crash investigation.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal motor vehicle accidents are devastating for families. Unfortunately, those involving pedestrians take the lives of thousands of people across the United States every year. Here in South Carolina, we often witness families forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences of these fatal incidents. Many of the crashes that occur on our roadways are entirely preventable. Drivers who fail to operate their vehicles responsibly continue to cause severe harm to innocent people. Unfortunately, there are several negligent actions that contribute to many of the accidents that take place on our roads. Some of the most common include:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Failure to Yield the Right of Way
- Distracted Driving
- Running Red Lights or Stop Signs
Losing a loved one is never easy, and the financial burden of their passing only adds to the pain. A wrongful death claim can help ease some of this burden by providing compensation for various expenses and damages. It is crucial to take legal action promptly after a fatal collision in order to secure the best possible outcome. With an experienced attorney by your side, you can focus on grieving while they handle all aspects of your claim.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we take pride in our dedication to helping families through the challenging and emotional process of personal injury or wrongful death cases. Our team’s experience and track record showcase not only our commitment to achieving successful outcomes for our clients but also our empathy toward their needs. We understand the impact these situations can have on individuals and loved ones, which is why we offer personalized services to ease some of their burdens. If you or a family member has been affected by a personal injury or wrongful death, please schedule a free case evaluation by reaching out to our personal injury lawyers at (800) 693-7833. Let us guide you towards justice and find closure during this difficult time.