A fatal car accident claimed the life of a woman from Elgin, South Carolina on Thursday afternoon. Around 2 pm, the collision, which involved two vehicles, took place near the Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina. Although the 37-year-old woman was transported to the Palmetto Health Tuomey facility for treatment, she succumbed to her fatal injuries at the hospital.
Life-threatening collisions between vehicles can take place at any time and on any road. Depending on many factors, a car accident could lead to serious or minor injuries for occupants or even fatalities. Contributing factors to a car crash could be drowsy driving, reckless driving, intoxicated driving, or speeding.
If you or your loved ones have been injured in a car accident, our Columbia car accident lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will protect your rights. You may schedule a free consultation by calling 803-929-3600 or 866-881-8623 or contact us online. With offices located throughout South Carolina, we serve clients in Lexington County, Richland County, Sumter County, Aiken County, Florence County, Lancaster County, York County, Orangeburg County, Kershaw County, and Newberry County, including those in the towns of Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, Chapin, Rock Hill, Aiken, Sumter, Newberry, Florence, and Spartanburg.