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Greenville Driver Charged After Rear-End Crash Leaves One Dead and Two Injured

An SUV passenger in Greenville County, SC, died following a rear-end collision on White Horse Road on Monday, August 23.

Authorities say the accident happened around 1:45 AM, on White Horse Road near West Marion Road. A 2005 Nissan SUV from Pennsylvania was moving south on White Horse Road and was stopped in traffic. Johny Alexis Miquel-Perez, 23, was driving a 2014 Dodge pickup truck south and crashed into the SUV from behind. A 14-year-old backseat passenger in the SUV was trapped and had to be mechanically extracted by emergency personnel. Sadly, that person died at the scene.

The SUV’s driver and a 17-year-old passenger were also injured, and were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Miquel-Perez was also taken to the hospital with injuries. He was later charged with felony DUI with death, felony death with great bodily injury, leaving the scene with death and leaving the scene with great bodily injury, according to Cpl. Joe Hovis.

Unfortunately, DWI accidents are not uncommon in North Carolina. In fact, a total of 11,345 DWI collisions were reported in the last year in the state, accounting for a total of 7,602 injuries and 411 deaths. Overall, DWI accidents in North Carolina make up about 28.5% of all reported traffic deaths, with more than half of fatal collisions happening due to lane departure. 

If you know a surviving family member of a person who was injured or killed in an accident, please encourage them to contact our firm immediately. The consultation is completely free, with no out-of-pocket cost to the family to hire us.

For over 25 years the attorneys at Auger & Auger have been dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals and families that have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. We have years of experience guiding and helping our clients every step of the way to receive compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, and other monetary losses. 

Editorial Note: At A&A we are always looking to improve the quality and safety and are saddened by the outcome of many tragic accidents across the Carolinas. The purpose of this news blog is to write about cases relevant to our industry and raise awareness about injury cases so that victims of similar incidents can educate themselves on theories of liability, the law, and how personal injury cases typically work. This article is created using publicly available information and is a secondary source. If you find any information here to be inaccurate, please notify us at [email protected], and we will make the appropriate adjustments. 

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