Lancaster, SC (October 26, 2018) – One person was killed and another was injured following a fatal car accident that took place following armed robberies in the Charlotte area, according to police. The accident took place yesterday, October 26, in Lancaster County.
At the time of the crash, the two men involved were out on bond from previous arrests. The accident happened at the intersection of SC 522 around 4:35 a.m. when the driver, 25-year-old Rontavious Clark, struck a truck. The SUV had been heading south when Clark and his passenger went through a stop sign.
Clark was trapped inside the vehicle and died at the scene. The passenger, 23-year-old Danneil Hughes, was a front-seat passenger in the vehicle and was injured.
The 53-year-old driver of the truck is expected to be okay. At the time, police determined that the pair had been fleeing from police after a string of armed robberies in the area.
They continue to investigate the accident at this time.
Lancaster Fatal Accident
Fatal accidents take place every day for a variety of reasons on our roadways, each one happening due to preventable reasons. Sometimes they take place due to the negligence of a party who was not obeying traffic signals in the area, driving distracted, driving under the influence, or speeding in their vehicle. No matter what, losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things that you will ever endure and you might wonder where you can turn during this devastating time.
Luckily, we are here for you every step of the way at the Nye Law Group. We wish to extend our condolences to you if you are somebody who was injured or lost a loved one in a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles. You have many rights to compensation under personal injury laws in the state and we want you to know that you are not alone at this time. Call us for more information today to find out what we can do for you at (912) 200-5230.
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