In Sumter, South Carolina, a fatal car crash claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman. On Tuesday morning, around 8:30 am, the car accident occurred when an SUV driver made a left turn into a plaza located on South Pike West and struck a car. The driver of the car was brought to the Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospital for treatment but unfortunately, succumbed to her fatal injuries after the car crash. The SUV driver escaped the collision unscathed and was cited for failure to yield the right of way.
Car accidents may occur when drivers least expect them to happen. They may be caused by distracted driving, speeding, failure to obey traffic signals or signs, or drunk driving. Depending on the severity of the crash, drivers and passengers may be in danger of incurring a variety of personal injuries as well as potential fatalities.
If you or your loved ones sustained personal injuries in a car accident, our South Carolina car accident lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will lend a helping hand. 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 towns of Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, Chapin, Rock Hill, Aiken, Sumter, Newberry, Florence, and Spartanburg.