A fatality resulted from a car accident in Orangeburg County, South Carolina on Thursday afternoon. Around 4:50 pm, the fatal car wreck occurred on South Carolina Highway 3 near South Carolina Highway 389 when a pickup truck tried to pass another car and engaged in a head-on collision with a bus. The 21-year-old driver of the pickup truck succumbed to his fatal injuries at the scene of the Orangeburg County car accident while the bus driver went to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Head-on collisions like the Orangeburg County car accident cause serious consequences such as numerous injuries as well as potential fatalities for all drivers involved. They may arise from instances of distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, or simply traveling the wrong way after getting lost. Common injuries that originate in this type of accident may involve the spinal cord, neck, or head.
If you or your loved ones have been injured in a car accident, our Lexington County car accident lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will dedicate their skills to resolving your case. 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.