A tractor trailer accident in Ridgeland, South Carolina left one driver with serious injuries. The crash occurred on Monday night, around 9:30 pm, when two tractor trailers collided on Interstate 95. One truck driver was trapped in his vehicle and rescued after nearly an hour. He was flown to a local hospital for treatment of potentially life-threatening injuries while no other occupants of either vehicle sustained any personal injuries during the Ridgeland tractor trailer accident.
Collisions between two large vehicles, which occurred in the Ridgeland tractor trailer accident, may lead to catastrophic injuries as well as potential fatalities. Even experienced truck drivers may find it challenging to safely maneuver tractor trailers on busy highways due to their size and girth. Sometimes, drivers may be facing excessive fatigue when operating a truck or engaging in unsafe driving practices such as speeding or driving while intoxicated.
If you or your loved ones have been injured in a truck accident, our South Carolina truck accident lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will build a strong case 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.