What are Common Types of Car Accidents in South Carolina? Find Out More from Twenge + Twombley
At Twenge + Twombley, our car accident lawyers serving Beaufort, Bluffton and throughout the Lowcountry take every accident seriously. In an area where peak vacation season can bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to the area, the possibility exists for different types of car accidents to occur on any given day. A tourist unfamiliar to Hilton Head Island may fail to yield at an intersection and cause a T-bone accident. Somebody preoccupied with his or her cell phone may cause a rear-end crash at the corner of Boundary St. and Ribaut Rd. in downtown Beaufort.
What to do if you are involved in a car wreck in South Carolina
While drivers are taught to drive defensively, some accidents may seem unavoidable. Car accidents happen fast on Port Royal Island and throughout the Lowcountry. It's important for drivers not only to understand common causes of car accidents - such as drunk driving or distracted driving - but to be able to identify some of the most common types of car accidents seen in South Carolina. That way, drivers can take steps to avoid being in similar accidents. Common types of car accidents include:
- Rear-end accidents - South Carolina's most common type of car accidents are often caused by speeding, distracted or impaired drivers. Rear-end accidents can occur virtually anywhere and at any time, from highway accidents near construction zones to school bus stops on residential roads.
- Rollover accidents - Rollover accidents are sometimes unavoidable, caused by a design defect or a tire blowout. Accidents can also occur because another driver changes lanes quickly or cuts you off, forcing you to swerve out of the way to avoid a collision. In some instances, a high-speed crash could cause a vehicle to flip.
- Hit-and-run accidents - No driver, pedestrian or bicyclist expects to be involved in a hit-and-run. But accidents involving drivers who flee the scene of an accident occur too often in South Carolina. Leaving the scene of an accident is not only illegal - but it could be the difference between life and death for an injury victim.
We're ready to help - regardless of the type of accident you've been in
Residents of South Carolina know they can rely on the experienced legal team at Twenge + Twombley to work tirelessly for them every step of the way. We're proud of our reputation as a small firm that delivers big results. Our lawyers handle each case personally. We take the time to get to know each of our clients. We limit our caseload so we can offer this kind of top-notch service.
Contact us today. An accomplished, determined car accident attorney in Beaufort, SC is ready to stand up for you. Call 866-452-6315 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free case consultation. We serve clients in Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island and other communities throughout South Carolina.
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