Two-vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of fatal accidents in South Carolina today, according to the Highway Patrol. Uninsured drivers, Speeding, and distracted driving also contribute to these accidents. The WCSC’s multi-disciplinary accident investigation team is continuing to investigate the crash. The deceased has not yet been identified. However, police have released the names of the driver and passenger of one of the cars involved.
A two-vehicle crash in South Carolina today has left three dead, including the driver and passenger. The crash is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Traffic safety is one of the most important rules to follow on the road. The law says that drivers must stay alert, heed traffic signals, and observe road signs. Despite the risk of injury, it is still vital that drivers obey traffic laws.
On the other hand, there have been several cases of two-vehicle crashes in recent days, in which one person died while the other was injured. A recent traffic accident in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, killed Zeleria Simpson and Shemyia T. Riley. The Buick was driven by a graduate of the South Carolina State University, and the Kia was driven by a college student. Those involved in the crash are not yet identified. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the collision.
A three-vehicle crash in South Carolina today claimed one life and left three injured. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, two sedans were headed west on State Road near Thirty Five Mile Road, while a pickup truck was traveling east on the same road. Although there were no apparent causes, the three vehicles collided and one car was struck by a pickup truck. Despite the serious injuries sustained by one of the drivers, the other two drivers were able to receive medical care. The deceased driver’s identity will be released once the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office releases his name.
In South Carolina, uninsured drivers account for approximately one out of every four accidents. Uninsured motorists often cut corners to save money, which is why they may not have insurance. Fortunately, South Carolina law requires drivers to carry liability insurance, which pays for the cost of injuries and other damages if the uninsured driver is at fault in an accident. However, you must be aware of your rights.
When it comes to filing a claim, the first thing you should do is call the police. Not only will the police document the incident, but they will also take pictures of the scene of the accident. Having a police report will help you file an insurance claim if the other driver was uninsured. Remember, driving without insurance is illegal in South Carolina today. However, if you are injured and unable to pay for medical bills, you can file a lawsuit in civil court.
If you are at fault in a fatal accident, it is vital to get insurance. If you are not covered by an insurance policy, you may have to pay out of pocket for damages and medical expenses. If you have coverage, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the uninsured driver’s insurance company. In South Carolina, uninsured drivers are responsible for fatal accident today
It’s no secret that speeding is a deadly habit. In fact, one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities are caused by drivers speeding. Even worse, speeding is preventable. Speeding is the leading cause of car accidents in the United States, causing thousands of deaths each year. If you or a loved one has been injured in a speeding accident, you may be entitled to compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety tracks and investigates traffic accidents. You can view the map and learn about traffic incidents in your state by clicking on the pins. You can also sort traffic accidents by geographic region. Keeping this information handy will help you make better decisions and avoid becoming a victim of a speeding accident. The statistics are so shocking, you may want to do something about it now! Just take a few minutes to explore the map and get the facts you need.
Every five minutes, a fatal crash occurs in the state of S.C., and the majority of drivers involved in these collisions are male. It is worth remembering that younger drivers are disproportionately involved in car accidents. This may be due to inexperience or a youthful sense of invincibility. In South Carolina, most drivers involved in collisions are between fifteen and twenty-four years old. Speeding and failure to stop at a traffic signal or red light can also impair a driver’s ability to drive safely.
Many drivers are distracted by their cell phones and other devices while driving. Not only is distracted driving a fatal accident, it can also lead to long-term physical injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. At the worst case scenario, a distracted driver may cause a fatal accident or even the death of a loved one. Distracted driving is a problem that can be resolved through legal action. Read on for more information on how to protect yourself.
In South Carolina, texting while driving is illegal. However, there are exceptions. It is still illegal to use a cell phone for navigation or texting while driving. The penalties for violating this law are quite low. First-time violators will receive a $25 fine, and repeated offenses will not result in points on their license. Other mobile phone uses while driving are still allowed, including making and receiving phone calls, checking notifications and using apps.
The most common distracted driving habit is using a cell phone. This activity delays reactions by as much as the legal limit. Even eating a cheeseburger while driving delays your reaction time as much as 20 seconds. In any event, it’s a serious safety hazard. A South Carolina distracted driving accident attorney can help you protect your rights. The fines for distracted driving are not worth the ramifications.
A hit-and-run driver who causes an accident is responsible for the injuries and death of other people. They may face both civil and criminal liability. One such accident resulted in the death of a 15-year-old boy who suffered multiple traumas. The driver of the SUV that caused the accident fled the scene without rendering assistance. The driver was arrested for the hit-and-run shortly after the accident.
According to South Carolina law, any motorist who causes a car accident must stop and provide the other person’s name, address, registration, and driver’s license. The driver must also provide reasonable aid to the person who is injured, including transportation to a medical facility or making arrangements for the injured person to get to a hospital. It is also important to provide contact information for any witnesses involved in the accident.
According to statistics provided by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, the number of fatal collisions in the state increased by 10% between 2014 and 2016. More than eighty percent of fatal accidents are caused by drivers. Only 15 percent are the fault of non-motorists, such as pedestrians. Another three percent are due to vehicle defects, environmental factors, and road conditions. Despite the increased severity of hit-and-run crashes, there are many ways to stop these accidents from occurring.
A hit-and-run accident in South Carolina has claimed the lives of two bicyclists today. One was riding north on S.C. 7 near Catherine Avenue when he collided with a vehicle. He was thrown from his bicycle and was run over by a garbage truck. Authorities are still investigating what caused the collision and how the bicyclist died. The driver of the SUV has been charged with driving too fast for the conditions.
Police are investigating the crash, and say the deceased bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not yet released the name of the driver of the car. The family of the deceased will be notified by the coroner. However, the Charleston Police Department is reminding all pedestrians and drivers to exercise caution on the road. This is especially important as the RBC Heritage Presented By Boeing golf tournament will be held at Hilton Head Island next week.
While the driver of the car has not yet been identified, there is a chance that he was distracted and failed to notice the bicyclist. The law protects bicyclists in South Carolina by granting them the same rights as motorists. Drivers are required to yield to bicyclists and cyclists must be alert at intersections. However, many accidents involve drivers who turn left into approaching bicycles. It is also illegal for cars to enter bike lanes, which is why bicyclists must use caution.
A fatal crash occurred today on SC-19 in Aiken County, South Carolina. Three children and one adult were riding in the backseat of the car, according to local news reports. The 27-year-old female driver of the second vehicle swerved to the left and struck Ghant head-on. Ghant was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim’s identity is pending the investigation of the South Carolina Highway Patrol, which is investigating the accident.
A South Carolina Highway Patrol official has released new details about a deadly accident. Three vehicles were involved in the crash, two heading west on State Road near Thirty Five Mile Road, and one traveling east on the same road. For unknown reasons, all three collided and one driver of one car died. The other two drivers were taken to the hospital for treatment. The names of the victims have not yet been released, but the coroner’s office will release them soon.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 1,000 people were killed in traffic accidents in South Carolina last year. South Carolina’s traffic fatality rate is nearly twice the national average. One third of fatalities in traffic are caused by drunk driving or speeding. This is a grim reality. In order to help victims and prevent future tragedies, you should take steps to reduce the rate of traffic fatalities. The statistics below provide insight into the cause of these crashes and how to prevent them from happening.