In 2017 many South Carolinians have already lost their lives’ because of speeding, distracted drivers, and drinking & driving. It has left families broken and left without not knowing what to do next. Because of this, South Carolina continues to push its Target Zero Plan. If you were driving around the state of South Carolina Memorial Day weekend 2017, whether it was Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, or Myrtle Beach, there was a chance you saw the road signs warning you about the increased traffic deaths that have happened already this year in South Carolina.
389 Traffic Fatalities by Memorial Day Weekend 2017
The timing of these road signs were no accident. Even now, as of June 16th, 2017 there have already been 413 South Carolina Traffic Fatalities. Sadly, in 2016, there were seven people killed on Memorial Day weekend in South Carolina and auto accidents in South Carolina are up a chilling 8% in 2017 from the same time in 2016, according to SCDPS.gov. If that wasn’t enough, South Carolina’s I-95 is ranked 9th most dangerous highway in America. “It hurts when I hear of so many auto accident deaths. It’s why I got into this business, to help the injured get the justice they deserve,” said Attorney George Sink.
When driving the South Carolina roads, be careful. Don’t be another car accident statistic. Buckle up, be mindful of your speed, and NEVER text and drive.
Car wrecks, no matter how they occur, can disrupt and alter a life. When they happen due to another person’s negligence or recklessness, you have the legal right to seek compensation for your injuries. George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers has a team of car accident lawyers who have been trusted by over 35,000 injured and disabled South Carolinians.
Call us anytime at (888) 612-7001.