Our David W. Martin Accident & Injury Lawyers in South Carolina know that fatal crashes are not exclusive to our state’s roadways. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has newly released estimates that show traffic fatalities reached a 16-year high throughout the nation last year.
Here, in South Carolina, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are proving tragically fatal as April 2023 moves toward its last two weekends.
Here is what the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) reported.
In South Carolina, 29 People Were Killed in Traffic Collisions Over the First Three Weekends in April 2023
Although the SCDPS does not include injury reports with their preliminary weekend traffic fatality reports, there are certainly dozens, if not hundreds of people who survive injuries sustained in traffic collisions each week throughout South Carolina.
In its latest statistics, listed by weekends, the families, friends, coworkers, and others who knew the 29 people who were killed in the first weekends in April 2023 have had their lives changed forever.
- From March 31, 2023, to April 2, 2023, seven people were killed on South Carolina roadways.
- From April 7, 2023, to April 9, 2023, 13 people were killed on South Carolina roadways.
- From April 14, 2023, to April 16, 2023, nine people were killed on South Carolina roadways.
Our David W. Martin Accident & Injury Lawyers in South Carolina hope that neither you nor your family will ever need us because a traffic collision has changed your lives.
If you do, we will do everything we can to help you seek justice, and hold the negligent driver who caused your injuries, or the loss of your loved one, liable for your full financial recovery, so you can start rebuilding your life with confidence.