Car accidents happen seemingly every day on the streets of South Carolina. Sometimes, drivers can exchange information after a crash and be on their way. But when a serious car accident happens that leads to injuries or death, drivers are expected to stay at the scene of crash to make sure others are OK and perhaps to call for help. Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents are not uncommon, and the consequences of leaving the scene can be devastating.
Workplace accidents happen with some frequency, especially at construction sites. With such large, dominating equipment on site, sometimes things go wrong. Unfortunately, this may have been the case for one construction site work-related injury in South Carolina that resulted in death and injury.
A South Carolina prison guard who suffered a work-related head injury on June 5 after inmates allegedly overpowered him and held him hostage for more than six hours is no doubt relieved to have gotten out of the life-threatening situation.
An Inman, South Carolina, man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his involvement in a fatal 2011 car crash. The car accident tragically ended the life of an 18-year-old Byrnes High School senior and seriously injured the teen's three passengers. The man pleaded guilty to one count of reckless homicide and three counts of first-degree assault and battery.