Cherokee County, SC (December 5, 2018) – Troopers responded to a tanker crash that led to injuries in one party today, December 5, around 9 a.m. this morning. The accident took place on Interstate 85.
At the time of the accident, police said that the tanker might have been traveling too fast when they were involved in the accident. They overturned along the southbound lanes of Interstate 85 near the Blacksburg area.
Interstate 85 was closed down for several hours in that area. The driver was taken to the hospital with a variety of injuries but is expected to recover.
The tank leaked on the road a bit but the tanker was placed upright. Police continue to investigate the accident in full.
We would like to extend our sympathies to those involved in this accident and hope that they will be able to move forward at this time.
Truck Accident in South Carolina
Across the United States, 95,000 people will become injured in a truck accident every year. You are more likely to receive catastrophic injuries if you are involved in an accident with a large truck due to the catastrophic nature of these accidents. However, there is hope when it comes to your case. An experienced and dedicated South Carolina truck accident attorney can offer their support to you when you need it most.
If you have been injured in a truck accident due to the negligence of another party, we want you to know that you might be eligible for compensation that will help you cover your losses. However, you will need the experience and guidance of a lawyer to fight on your side who has experience in a wide variety of personal injury cases. Don’t go through your case alone, as these accidents are stressful enough. Call a team you can rely on to gain proven case results at the Nye Law Group. Do not hesitate to contact us at 912-200-5230 for more information.
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