Cayce, SC (December 18, 2018) – Two people lost their lives in a wrong-way collision that took place on Interstate 77 on Monday morning, December 17 around 7:30 a.m.
The accident happened in the area of an intersection where two interstates meet with one another. 79-year-old John McCravy had been traveling in the wrong direction when his vehicle struck another head-on, driven by 42-year-old Ann-Marie Vargas Kincade.
McCravy was immediately transported to the hospital but, unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries while there. Police say that Kincade lost her life at the scene of the accident.
Both drivers had been wearing seatbelts at the time. The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.
Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to come to terms with, which is why you need help on your side to help you through this difficult time. We would like to take a moment to extend our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the parties involved at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is known for being one of the states with the most fatal accidents every year. In fact, they ranked third on the list. Every year, around 20 out of every 100,000 drivers will lose their lives on these dangerous roads, made more dangerous by negligence of drivers who engage in speeding, drunk driving, distractions, and more.
If you have lost somebody you love in an accident caused by another party, our experienced car accident attorneys who have handled a variety of wrongful death claims at the Nye Law Group are waiting to speak with you. Our compassionate attorneys are fully devoted to helping you work toward the compensation you deserve during this life-altering time. If you have lost someone close to you in a personal injury accident in South Carolina, we are here for you. Contact us today for more information at 912-200-5230.
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