Accident on I-26 Claims 1 Life

Posted on Jul 25, 2011

A Florida woman is dead after an auto accident on I-26 in Orangeburg county late Friday evening. The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. when a 1999 Nissan SUV lost control, went off the right side of the road and then overturned.

The 48-year-old driver was taken via ambulance to the hospital and the front seat passenger was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland. Sadly, the back-seat passenger was pronouced dead at the scene. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the woman was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the car during the accident.

The accidnet was investigated by the SCHP MAIT unit.

If you are in need of a Myrtle Beach SC auto accident attorney, Conway lawyer Dirk Derrick at The Derrick Law Firm has been handling car accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death claims in Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, and Conway SC for over 23 years. Please call 843-248-7486 today.








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