Spartanburg Co., SC – Child Killed in I-85 Accident near MM 82

Spartanburg Co., SC – Child Killed in I-85 Accident near MM 82

Spartanburg Co. SC (May 13, 2024) – A young child lost their life as a result of a fatal accident that occurred in Spartanburg County. The crash took place on Saturday, May 11.

Reports from the South Carolina Highway Patrol show that at around 8:05 p.m., a Ford F-150 pickup truck collided with a Mazda 6. The crash caused Mazda to strike a Dodge Ram pickup truck. The incident blocked multiple lanes of the roadway near mile marker 82. The driver of the Ford was injured in the accident and transported to a local hospital. Four people in the Mazda sustained injuries. All four victims were transported by EMS to local medical facilities. A fifth victim involved in the crash was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Authorities identified the victim as an 11-year-old girl. The accident is being investigated.

We hope all of the injured victims recover quickly.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the child killed in this crash.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Spartanburg Co., SC – Child Killed in I-85 Accident near MM 82Every year, tragic accidents claim the lives of many individuals in our state. The aftermath of these accidents leaves families facing not only emotional devastation but also significant financial strains. When a loved one is lost due to someone else’s carelessness on the road, it’s crucial that your family finds a way to seek justice. One effective means to do this is by filing a wrongful death claim.

This legal action is designed to hold the careless party responsible and to pursue compensation for the losses incurred. While compensation cannot replace your loved one, it can significantly alleviate the financial pressures that follow this type of tragedy, including medical bills, funeral expenses, and the loss of income previously provided by the deceased.

To build a strong wrongful death claim, solid evidence is necessary. This evidence could range from police reports and witness statements to photographs of the accident scene and video footage from surrounding areas. Documentation of all medical treatments related to your loved one’s final injuries is also critical.

During these trying times, having the support of an experienced South Carolina wrongful death attorney by your side is crucial. A lawyer will guide you through the often complex legal steps, offer advice, and stand by your side throughout the entire procedure. They are also there to handle negotiations with insurance companies, aiming to secure a compensation package that truly reflects your loss, allowing you and your family space to mourn and begin the healing process.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we deeply understand the profound impact the sudden loss of a loved one can have on a family. We are dedicated to representing your interests diligently and compassionately, ensuring that justice is served for the unnecessary loss you have suffered. Our team approaches every case with the sensitivity and commitment it deserves, recognizing that while no sum of money can make up for your loss, achieving financial stability during such a turbulent time can provide some form of solace.

If your life has been turned upside down due to a fatal accident caused by another’s negligence, please reach out. Offering a free consultation, we want to hear your story and discuss how we can assist in holding the responsible parties accountable. Contact us at (800) 693-7833 to speak with one of our caring personal injury attorneys.