A head-on car accident in Gaffney, South Carolina, caused a fatality and several injuries for other victims. On Sunday afternoon, around 12:40 pm, the head-on collision occurred after a sedan crossed the center line of Union Highway and struck another car. The 27-year-old driver of the sedan succumbed to her fatal injuries at the scene of the head-on car accident while her two juvenile passengers sustained personal injuries. Both the driver and three passengers of the other vehicle, which included two children, incurred a range of injuries and were hospitalized.
Severe consequences may result from head-on collisions including catastrophic injuries as well as potential fatalities. These types of car accidents may originate when a driver engages in drowsy driving, intoxicated driving, texting while driving, or simply traveling in the wrong direction. Speeding and the size and girth of any vehicles involved may contribute to the severity of an accident.
If you or your loved ones have been injured in a car accident, our York County car accident lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will fight for you. 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.