Spartanburg, SC (October 29, 2023) – A fatal accident reported on Friday evening in Spartanburg claimed one person’s life, according to reports provided by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The accident was reported just before 9:15 p.m. on October 27.
Reports provided by CHP show that a 2016 Mazda sedan and a 2021 Toyota SUV were both traveling southbound on Interstate 85. The driver of the Mazda attempted to pass the Toyota when the two vehicles became involved in a collision. The force of the collision sent the Mazda off the roadway, where it struck a guardrail near mile marker 68.
The driver of the Mazda was fatally injured and pronounced dead on site. The driver of the Toyota was not injured.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
Our sympathies are with the family of the victim who died in this collision.
Fatal Car Accidents in South Carolina
A motor vehicle accident can have a severe impact on a person’s life. Unfortunately, fatal collisions are the cause of countless deaths every year in South Carolina. There are countless instances where innocent drivers and passengers die as a result of crashes caused by negligent motorists. Leading factors in fatal crashes across our state include:
- Running red lights or stop signs
- Mechanical failures
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced drivers
- Poor road conditions
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, your family can pursue a wrongful death claim against the responsible partner. Having a dedicated legal team can help to ensure you are able to get the maximum possible compensation for your losses and damages. Some of the damages that you can request compensation for include:
- Medical expenses following the crash
- Loss of financial support
- Loss of companionship or consortium
- Lost future earnings
- Pain and suffering of the deceased
- Punitive damages
We encourage you to reach out to our dedicated legal team right away to provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice and maximizing the compensation you are able to recover. Your attorney will be able to get started right away on your case and help your family get the closure you need and deserve.
Losing a loved one is an incredibly overwhelming and devastating experience, and when it happens due to someone else’s negligence, the pain can be even more overwhelming. At Ted Greve & Associates, we are here to provide compassionate support and effective legal representation for families who have lost a loved one in a fatal collision. Our commitment to seeking justice for our clients has earned us membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates forum and a track record of success. We understand the financial burden that comes with such tragic events, which is why we prioritize advocating for our clients’ future financial needs. Let our fearless legal advocates fight on your behalf while you focus on healing during this difficult time. Contact our personal injury legal team today at (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation, and let us guide you through this challenging journey.