Santee, SC (January 8, 2024) – A motor vehicle accident in Orangeburg County claimed one person’s life while leaving several other victims injured. The crash occurred on Sunday afternoon, January 7.
At around 2:40 p.m. the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an automobile accident that took place on US Highway 301. Reports from authorities show that a 2007 Saturn sedan and a 2022 Kia sedan collided on the highway near US Highway 176. The driver and three passengers in the Saturn were severely injured. All four victims were airlifted from the scene and flown to an area hospital for emergency care. One of the victims passed away after arriving. Two additional victims in the vehicle were transported by ambulance to area hospitals. The driver of the Kia was also severely injured and airlifted from the scene. At this time, investigations into the accident are ongoing.
We hope all of the victims injured as a result of this accident recover quickly.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal car accidents take the lives of more than 1700 people each year. Unfortunately, many of these accidents take place as a result of driver negligence. Speeding, impairment, distractions, and other negligent actions continue to contribute to a significant number of these fatal collisions every year.
After losing a loved one in a fatal accident, your family has the ability to file a wrongful death claim. These claims enable surviving family members to recover damages for various losses suffered due to the loss of their loved ones. Recoverable damages can include medical expenses incurred prior to death, funeral costs, lost future income that would have been provided by the deceased individual had they survived, as well as compensation for pain and suffering endured by both the victim before passing away and the surviving family members left behind.
If you find yourself grappling with such an unimaginable loss caused by a fatal car accident in South Carolina or any other circumstances leading to wrongful death within your jurisdiction, it is imperative that you seek legal guidance without delay. By reaching out to an experienced wrongful death lawyer in South Carolina, you will provide your family with the best chance of protecting your rights and maximizing the compensation you recover.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and suffering that comes with wrongful death, which is why our team of dedicated lawyers works tirelessly to seek justice for those who have suffered such devastating losses. We believe in providing compassionate, personalized service throughout the legal process and fighting for maximum compensation from all responsible parties. If you are struggling with the aftermath of a fatal accident, please know that our wrongful death lawyers are here to support you and your family. Contact our South Carolina personal injury law firm today for a free evaluation by calling (800) 693-7833, and let us help you find closure and justice during this difficult time.