About Orangeburg, South Carolina
Orangeburg, South Carolina was incorporated in 1704. Known as “The Garden City,” it serves as the county seat of Orangeburg County, South Carolina. The 2010 U.S. Census estimated that the City’s population would be 12,903 by 2018, and currently, the City encompasses 8.47 square miles with a population of 1,648.8 residents per square mile.
The City prides itself on its Department of Public Safety – one of only three Public Safety Departments in the State of South Carolina to earn national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. The department operates under the motto, “Working Today for a Safer Tomorrow.”
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Non-Fatal Injuries in Orangeburg County, South Carolina
Orangeburg, South Carolina residents experienced 10,111 non-fatal injuries in 2010, according to the Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (PHISIS) of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s 2010 South Carolina Injury County Profile.
The top-ranking causes of these non-fatal injuries were as follows:
- Falls – 2,383 (258 injuries per 100,000 residents)
- Motor Vehicle Crashes – 1,898 (205 injuries per 100,000 residents)
- Struck By/Caught In – 984 (106 injuries per 100,000 residents)
- Overexertion – 795 (86 injuries per 100,000 residents)
- Piercing/cutting – 649 (70 injuries per 100,000 residents)
Injury Death Statistics in Orangeburg County, South Carolina
The PHISIS report also indicates that 88 fatal injuries occurred in Orangeburg County in 2010.
The most common causes of injury related deaths in the County that year were:
- Motor Vehicle Crash – 24
- Pedestrians – 8
As you can see, almost half of these deaths occurred in pedestrian and motor vehicle accidents.
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Motor Vehicle Collisions in Orangeburg County
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety publishes an annual South Carolina Traffic Collision Fact Book. Data from the 2017 report indicates that there were 73,891 registered motor vehicles in Orangeburg County that year.
The 2017 Traffic Collision Fact Book also provides the following information about Orangeburg County traffic accidents that occurred that year:
- Collisions Resulting in Fatalities: 27
- Crashes Producing Injuries: 946
- Collisions That Generated Only Property Damage: 1,777
- Individuals Killed: 29
- People Injured: 1,595
- DUI-Related Collisions (Non-Fatal): 118
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Fatalities: 11
Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) in Orangeburg County
According to the South Carolina Traffic Collision Fact Book, the VMT death rate for Orangeburg County during 2017 was 1.73. This means that 1.73 deaths occurred per 100 million miles traveled by drivers during that year.
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For more than 40 years, our law firm has helped more than 40,000 men and women across South Carolina receive the money and support they deserved after suffering serious injuries. We understand how to help you collect the compensation you deserve for personal injury claims such as auto accidents, workers’ compensation injuries, social security benefits, dangerous drugs, product defects, and more. We handle the insurance adjustors and confusing paperwork so you don’t have to. Helping injured and disabled people is what we do. It’s all we do!
Our Orangeburg Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You Get Your Money FASTER!
The Orangeburg car accident attorneys at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers have helped thousands of South Carolina residents with their auto accident claims. We deal with the at-fault driver’s insurance company to ensure that you’re getting all the money you deserve, money to cover the cost of medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and damage to your vehicle. Our goal is to ensure that you get the most money for your car accident in the shortest time possible.
An Orangeburg Workers’ Compensation Attorney Will Fight For Your Rights!
Were you injured on the job? Our Orangeburg workers’ compensation lawyers are here to make sure that you get the workers’ comp benefits you’re entitled to! Workers’ comp insurance is designed to protect you after suffering an injury on the job. George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers is here as your legal advocate to make sure you get what you deserve in a timely manner.
An Orangeburg Social Security Disability Lawyer Can Help Get Your Claim APPROVED!
If you have suffered injuries or illnesses that make you unable to work, you may be entitled to benefits through a government program called Social Security disability (SSD) through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Because the SSA denies a majority of these claims, our Orangeburg social security disability attorneys are standing by to guide you through the claims process or appeals process so that you get the disability benefits you need!
Representing Injured and Disabled People in Orangeburg, South Carolina
Also nicknamed “The Garden City,” Orangeburg is certainly a beautiful place to live and work. We are proud to offer our legal services to Orangeburg residents. When you call our office, we can schedule your free case review to find out how a dedicated and experienced South Carolina personal injury attorney can fight for your rights. We’ll even come to you! From there, we can sign you up and begin working on your case right away. If you prefer, you can schedule a meeting at our Orangeburg office, or at any of our other locations in South Carolina.
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1636 St. Matthews Road NE
Orangeburg, SC 29118