Richland Co., SC – Truck Wreck on I-20 at MM 79 Takes One Life

Richland Co., SC – Truck Wreck on I-20 at MM 79 Takes One Life

Richland Co., SC (June 3, 2024) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Saturday morning in Richland County claimed one person’s life. The South Carolina Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene at around 5:20 a.m., on June 1.

Reports show that a 2014 GMC Sierra was traveling eastbound on Interstate 20. As the vehicle proceeded near mile marker 79, it ran out of gas. The driver exited the vehicle. At the same time, a 2019 Freightliner tractor-trailer crashed into the truck and struck the man. The man was fatally injured in the accident and pronounced deceased by the Richland County Coroner’s Office. The victim has since been identified as 38-year-old Christopher D. Hagan of Lancaster. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Christopher D. Hagan.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Richland Co., SC – Truck Wreck on I-20 at MM 79 Takes One LifeFatal car accidents in South Carolina are a tragic reality that impacts families throughout the state. These accidents, often resulting in devastating losses, can occur due to various factors. Some common causes of fatal car accidents in South Carolina include speeding, distracted driving (such as texting or using a phone while driving), drunk driving, reckless driving behaviors, and adverse weather conditions.

When a family experiences the loss of a loved one in a fatal car accident, the emotional toll can be immense. The financial implications and legal challenges following such a tragedy can further exacerbate the challenges faced by grieving families. In these difficult circumstances, seeking guidance from experienced legal advocates is crucial to pursuing justice and rightful compensation through a wrongful death case.

Families who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident in South Carolina are encouraged to reach out to our dedicated team of South Carolina wrongful death lawyers at Ted Greve & Associates. We are committed to assisting families in finding justice and securing the compensation they deserve during these trying times.

At Ted Greve & Associates, our attorneys understand the hardships endured by those who have lost a family member due to another party’s negligence on the road. We offer compassionate support and steadfast representation to ensure that you receive full and fair compensation for your loss. By entrusting us with your case, you can focus on healing and being with your family while we handle the legal aspects on your behalf.

If you have suffered the loss of a family member in a fatal car accident in South Carolina, do not hesitate to contact us today at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary consultation. Let us stand by your side, providing you with the support and legal assistance needed to navigate the complexities of a wrongful death case. At Ted Greve & Associates, we are here to guide you through this challenging period and work towards achieving justice and compensation in honor of your loved one.