SCDOT Worker Killed in Greenwood County, SC Head-On Collision, Two Others Hurt

Author: Auger Law | June 11th, 2021

A tragic accident in Greenwood County, SC left one man dead and two other people injured on Thursday, June 10.

Authorities say the crash happened around 6:17 AM, along U.S. Highway 178 near Scotts Ferry Road. Charles “Chuck” Kennedy, 59, of McCormick was driving a SCDOT van with two passengers on US 178. They were reportedly headed to a worksite. An oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck the van head-on, injuring everyone involved.

Sadly, Kennedy was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

The two passengers and the driver of the other vehicle were all taken to a local hospital for treatment.

There are many possible causes of head-on crashes, including impaired or distracted driving, speeding, difficulties with road design, and driver confusion.

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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