A car accident in Spartanburg, South Carolina led to fatal injuries for the passenger. On Wednesday night, around 9:18pm, the fatal crash occurred when a car collided with a tractor trailer that was turning onto Chesnee Highway. The 23-year-old passenger succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene of the Spartanburg car accident, and the driver was taken to the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for treatment of personal injuries. The tractor trailer driver incurred no injuries.
If a driver of a car engages in a crash with a tractor trailer or another large vehicle, the results could be catastrophic. A wide range of injuries and even fatalities may stem from an accident like the Spartanburg car accident due to the impact of the collision and the size and girth of the truck. In some cases, the truck driver may contribute to the likelihood of a crash because of dangerous driving practices such as intoxicated driving, violating traffic laws, or driving while fatigued.
If you or your loved ones have been injured in a car accident, our South Carolina car accident lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will assist you in filing a claim. 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 towns of Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, Chapin, Rock Hill, Aiken, Sumter, Newberry, Florence, and Spartanburg.