Marion County, SC (December 26, 2018) – Police say that one person was killed and two others were injured in a Christmas accident that took place yesterday morning on Highway 917.
The accident, according to police, happened close to the area of Old Stage Road in Mullins. The South Carolina Highway Patrol was called out to the scene around 8 a.m.
Police say that the driver of a 2016 Nissan SUV ran a stop sign, causing them to strike a 2001 Nissan pickup truck. The driver of the truck tragically lost their life at the scene of the accident. Two other people, who were both wearing seat belts, were taken to the Marion Hospital.
The extent of the injuries and identities of the individuals involved have not been released. The driver of the SUV received charges for disregarding a stop sign.
Being injured or losing a loved one in an accident can be a time of turmoil and great loss. Because of this, we would like to take a moment to extend our condolences to all involved in this accident with the hopes that they will find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina remains at the top of the list for states with the most fatalities caused by serious accidents. In fact, 20 out of every 100,000 people will lose their lives in these accidents that take place in the blink of an eye. Some of the top reasons for these accidents include speeding, drunk driving, distractions, and more.
If you are somebody who suffered these extreme losses caused by a car accident, our experienced wrongful death attorneys at the Nye Law Group want you to know that you are not alone during this difficult time. We have handled a wide variety of car accident cases and have worked to obtain proven case results for those involved in these serious accidents or the families affected by a loss. Do not hesitate to contact us today to find out what we can do for you at 912-200-5230.
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