St. George, SC (October 17, 2018) – A 58-year-old passed away at the scene of a truck accident that happened in St. George on Monday, October 15 around 3:40 a.m. He has since been identified as Jerome Simmons of Holly Hill. He had been driving an 18-wheeler on Winningham Road when it suddenly went off the left side of the road and overturned.
Police believe that he lost control of the vehicle and then overcorrected, which sent the vehicle into the ditch. Police say that Simmons was also partially ejected from the truck.
The S.C. Highway Patrol and the coroner’s office in the area are currently investigating the accident.
St. George Truck Accident
Truck accidents happen on our roadways for a variety of reasons every year, causing serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. We want to extend our warmest condolences to the family and friends of Jerome Simmons during this time, as we know how difficult it can be to lose a loved one in a serious accident.
Truck accidents take place every year for many reasons including mechanical defects, roadway conditions, insufficient loading of cargo, and companies failing to abide by regulations. Because of these reasons, it is important for an investigation to take place, which will determine who is at fault for the accident and how you can hold a party liable for the death of your loved one. You never want to handle a wrongful death claim alone because you don’t want to miss out on opportunities at this time.
Call an experienced attorney that you can trust with your loved one’s case at the Nye Law Group. We are here for you every step of the way. Contact us as soon as possible for more information at 855-636-9277.
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