On Friday morning, June 10, 2022, the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a crash between a 2001 Ford Ranger truck and a tractor-trailer at the intersection of U.S. Highway 378 and Lake Village Drive in Leesville, South Carolina.
Based on the preliminary investigation, the Ford Ranger crossed the center line and hit the tractor-trailer head-on. The driver of the Ford Ranger was taken to the hospital in serious condition while the passenger, 64-year-old Bobby Joe Price of Leesville, South Carolina, succumbed to his injuries.
Legal contributor Attorney Brian Mickelsen, an experienced truck accident lawyer, represents victims injured or killed in semi-truck accidents. Below, Attorney Mickelsen shared his insight into the legal options available to victims injured in commercial truck accidents.
Based on the news article, it is clear the driver of the 2001 Ford Ranger crossed the center line, causing this terrible accident. However, without the full analysis from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, it is difficult to say for certain. Further, the following are critical parts of any investigation:
Dash Cam Video
Witness statements and contact information
Photographs from the scene
Electronic black box data from all vehicles involved
Hours of service logs
An experienced attorney at Mickelsen Dalton LLC can help determine if you have a claim and advise you of your options. Our attorneys have successfully represented several victims in cases arising from trucking and towing accidents. Within the past three years, Mickelsen Dalton LLC has recovered over $30 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. We have been featured in Fox News, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and several other national news organizations.
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