South Carolina is in the top ten states with the most dangerous highways in the country. It is one of the worst states for roadway safety. Let’s take a look at the most dangerous highways in South Carolina and what you can do if you’re one of the unlucky few to have an accident out there.
Steer Clear if You Can
Even though South Carolina is one of the smaller states in the country, it has an alarmingly high highway fatality rate. In 2015, South Carolina had a 20.5 per 100,000 people roadway deaths. The summer months are particularly deadly, especially on U.S. 17’s Coastal Highway. Next in line is I-85, followed by I-77 and I-385, with the highest number of fatalities. The highways that see the most accidents with injuries include I-85, I-20, I-77, I-95, and I-526.
What if You’re a Statistic?
If you or someone you love is in an accident, you don’t have to be just another statistic. While traveling the highways and byways in our beautiful state is often a necessity, you don’t have to be a passive victim if you’re in an accident. If you have injuries from a collision, our lawyers can help guide you through the legal process to get the results you want and need.
Our Lawyers Have Your Back
Our experienced legal team works tirelessly for clients like you when you’ve been in an accident. We can represent you through the entire process to make sure you retain your rights, and the responsible party pays the price. Contact the lawyers at Cavanaugh & Thickens today if you’ve been in an accident on one of South Carolina’s most dangerous highways.