Richland County, SC (December 19, 2018) – Yesterday morning, one person was pronounced dead after a serious car accident. The accident took place in Richland County.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the accident around 12:50 a.m. At the time, a 2002 Honda van had been traveling west on Interstate 26 when it was involved in an accident. It went into the exit area of the highway and immediately ran off the road, striking the guardrail.
The driver had not been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. They were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
At this time, police continue their investigation into the accident to determine what caused it.
We would like to first extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the party who lost their life. We understand that it is difficult to face the aftermath of a serious accident.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is known for being one of the states with the most fatal accidents that occur every year. In fact, they are third on the list of states with the most fatal accidents and continue to rise in their ranks. Out of every 100,000 people, 20 will lose their lives in one of these serious accidents. You have many rights if you are someone who has lost somebody close to them in an accident and our specialized South Carolina car accident attorneys are here for you.
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