Laurens County, SC (December 22, 2018) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a fatal accident this morning in Laurens County where one person tragically lost their life.
The accident took place around 1:45 a.m. on Interstate 26 in the westbound lanes near mile marker 46. Two cars had been traveling west when they both collided with one another, causing both to run off the side of the road.
The driver of a pickup truck and their passenger were okay. However, the driver of the second vehicle, a Toyota sedan, struck an embankment and overturned. The driver was entrapped in their vehicle until they were freed by responders. By the time they were freed, the person was pronounced deceased.
The driver has since been identified as 35-year-old Patrick Nathaniel Davis. Police say that he died at the scene due to blunt force trauma.
No charges have been filed in relation to the accident, but police continue their investigation at this time.
We would like to first extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Patrick Davis at this time. We understand how difficult it can be to lose somebody close to you in an accident and want you to know that, if you are somebody who has lost somebody in an accident, we are here for you.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is known for being one of the deadliest states when it comes to car accidents. In fact, 20 out of every 100,000 people will lose their lives in these horrific and life-changing accidents. This has put South Carolina near the top of the list of states with the most fatalities and they continue to experience a wide variety of fatal crashes every year. Our experienced car accident attorneys in South Carolina have handled many of these cases in the past and would like to reach out to you at this time.
If you have had to say goodbye to a loved one too soon due to the outright recklessness of another party, our attorneys at the Nye Law Group would like to stand by your side. We have handled a variety of wrongful death cases for those affected by these horrific accidents and would like to help you achieve proven case results on behalf of a loved one. If you need an attorney who will be there for you in this desperate time, do not hesitate to contact us today. We are waiting to hear from you at 912-200-5230.
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