Darlington County, SC (November 15, 2018) – A woman was just killed in a two-vehicle accident in the Hartsville area. The woman has been identified as 56-year-old Cheryl Meggs.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol arrived at the scene around 7 p.m. at the intersection of New Market Road and SC 151. They found that Meggs died at the scene of the accident.
The driver of a Honda attempted making a left on the highway from New Market Road when they turned into the path of a northbound SUV. The SUV struck the Honda, which killed the driver of the second vehicle.
The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. No charges are expected in this case.
As of now, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.
We would like to reach out and extend our sympathies to the family and friends of Cheryl Meggs, who lost her life prematurely in a preventable accident. We were saddened to hear about this accident and hope that her family will be able to find comfort and peace at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is known for having deadly accidents every year. In 2012, 863 people died in car accidents across the state. This was an increase of 35 people from 2011. Many of these accidents are single-vehicle but a lot involve a variety of parties. Losing someone you love in one of these accidents might just be one of the most difficult things you have ever experienced, but you should never feel alone during these times.
If you have lost someone close to you unexpectedly, it might be the biggest surprise of your life, as nobody ever knows that it will be the last time they see a loved one. Because of this, you might be feeling lost and hopeless as you wonder where you can turn as you grieve and balance a variety of bills that are now on your plate after losing your loved one. At the Nye Law Group, we want to offer you the support that you need as you are moving forward at this time. We understand that this is a difficult experience that nobody should ever have to endure and we don’t want you to feel alone at this time. Do not hesitate to call us today at 912-200-5230 to find out what we can do for you.
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