Georgetown County, SC (November 26, 2018) – Yesterday afternoon, November 25, one person lost their life in a fatal accident that took place in Georgetown County.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol found that a vehicle was involved in an accident around 1:30 p.m. on Old Pee Dee Road. The vehicle that was badly damaged was identified as a van headed east at the time.
A passenger was not wearing a seatbelt and died in the accident. The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries. The identity of the passenger has not yet been released.
Troopers are still investigating the accident at this time.
If you have lost somebody close to you in a serious accident, we want to extend our condolences to you and let you know that you and your loved ones do not have to suffer alone at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is the third state in the country with the most fatalities at any given time on our roadways. In just 2015 alone, nearly a thousand people lost their lives in these horrific accidents that can change the lives of many. The traffic fatality rate remains at 20 accident deaths per 100,000 people, which is almost double the national average. Many measures are being taken to prevent these accidents on our roads.
Many people do not know where to turn after they have lost somebody close to them in a life-changing fatal accident. It is important to remember that you have many rights at this time. If somebody has acted with negligence and it led to the loss of life of a loved one, we are here for you at the Nye Law Group. We are devoted to you in your time of need, so give us a call today to get started at 912-200-5230.
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Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.