Liberty, SC (August 1, 2023) – A fatal truck accident reported in Pickens County on Monday morning claimed one person’s life.
At around 8:00 a.m. on July 31, the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a major crash that occurred on Greenville Highway.
Reports from law enforcement show that a truck and a moped collided on Greenville Highway in the area of Cartee Road. The impact of the crash caused the truck, which was identified as a dump truck, to catch on fire.
Authorities arrived at the scene and closed off the roadway near Cartee Road while assisting.
One person involved in the crash was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.
Truck accidents are among the most devastating collisions that occur in our state, often resulting in more severe injuries compared to other types of accidents. When victims suffer injuries due to negligence, they have the option to file a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. To provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice, it is crucial to gather strong evidence.
Various types of evidence can be used to establish fault in a personal injury claim following a truck accident. However, certain forms of evidence can be more clear and convincing when it comes to proving your side of the story. One of the strongest pieces of evidence is the police report, as it documents the accident details and assigns blame to the parties involved. If the police report indicates the truck driver is at fault, it can greatly support your claim.
Eyewitness testimony is another potential form of evidence that you can present in court. If there were witnesses who saw the accident occur, obtaining their contact information is crucial. Their testimony can provide strong support for your case.
Photo and video evidence can also play a crucial role in proving fault following a truck accident. If you have taken any photos at the accident scene, make sure to share them with your commercial vehicle accident attorney. These photos can help reconstruct the accident and establish fault.
It is imperative that you seek immediate guidance from a truck accident lawyer. Your attorney will assist you throughout the legal process, providing valuable guidance and building a strong case on your behalf.
At Burg Simpson, we are committed to providing our clients with quality legal representation and maximizing the compensation they receive for their truck accident. Our nationwide network of attorneys is experienced in personal injury law and have a track record of success when it comes to fighting for our client’s rights. If you or someone you know has been involved in a truck accident, call our national truck accident law firm today at (888) 895-2080 for a free consultation, and let us work together to make sure your case gets the attention it deserves.
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