Charleston, SC (November 20, 2018) – Authorities say that a woman was involved in a fatal car accident this past weekend with a Charleston County Deputy and a state constable on James Island.
Police say that 32-year-old Megan Eichman lost her life on Sunday, November 18 in this horrific accident. The accident happened around 10 p.m. when a Charleston County Deputy was responding to a pursuit call in an unmarked department SUV when it suddenly collided with another vehicle, according to police.
The deputy had been driving west in the 1000 block of Folly Road and the woman had been driving east, turning left in front of him. The deputy and a state constable had been riding in the front seat of the unmarked police SUV and were taken to the hospital with a variety of serious injuries.
Currently, the state constable who was injured in the crash is still being treated for his injuries in the hospital. Right now, this accident remains under investigation
At this time, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Megan Eichman who lost her life in this tragic accident. Our hearts are heavy and we hope that they are able to find peace as they begin to grieve her loss.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
Last year, South Carolina has ranked the 3rd deadliest state when it came to fatal car accidents. The state averaged 20 deaths per 100,000 people, which led to its ranking. These accidents happened for many reasons, including drunk driving, distracted driving, and more.
The dedicated and compassionate attorneys at the Nye Law Group have committed themselves to help you when you need it the most after you or your family been injured in a preventable accident. As members of the community, we want to make our roads a safer place for all South Carolinians. If you have lost somebody close to you and believe that another party acted in a negligent fashion, we want you to know that you may have legal options. Contact us today for more information at 912-200-5230.
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