Dillon, SC (December 3, 2018) – In Dillon, a fatal accident took place on Interstate 95 that closed all lanes of traffic after a vehicle and a tractor-trailer collided on the highway.
The accident took place around 10:28 a.m. at mile marker 190 in the northbound lanes. At the time, a Subaru Outback was traveling south when they came across debris in the road. The vehicle swerved, causing the driver to plow through the median and strike a tractor-trailer.
One passenger inside the Subaru lost their life in the accident. They were identified as 26-year-old Christopher Rush.
There were three other passengers in the Subaru. Two of them were flown to the hospital to be treated for their injuries. They are expected to recover.
Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Christopher Rush at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is near the top of the list for states with the most fatalities across the U.S. at this time. In fact, they rank third on the list. South Carolina averages about 20 deaths per every 100,000 individuals, making it one of the deadliest states in that category. If you have lost somebody close to you in a serious accident, you need a South Carolina car accident attorney who specializes in wrongful death law and who can help you obtain the compensation you deserve on behalf of your loved one.
At the Nye Law Group, we are here for you when you have had to say goodbye to a loved one too soon due to the recklessness of another party. With over a decade of personal injury experience, we can help you gain the results you and your family deserve at this time. Our well-informed attorneys pride themselves on being able to help you and your family move forward with the compensation you deserve. We are here for you every moment of the day, so contact us at 912-200-5230.
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