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Complete Charleston, SC accident reports and news.


Accidents in Charleston result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Charleston crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Charleston accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Charleston wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Major hospitals in Charleston include:

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital

Roper Hospital

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Charleston accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a Charleston personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Charleston accident lawyer helps accident victims.

Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Sat, 09/01/2018 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist killed in collision on Highway 7 in Charleston, South Carolina
Mon, 07/09/2018 Pedestrian Accident Selma Akguel, 11, killed in pedestrian collision with driver Jeffrey William Wakefield, 30, at Rutledge Avenue and Calhoun Street in Charleston, South Carolina
Fri, 06/22/2018 Car Accident Helen White killed and State Rep. Katie Arrington injured in collision with wrong-way driver on U.S. Highway 17 in Charleston, South Carolina
Thu, 06/14/2018 Car Accident Shakerria Williams, 20, killed and two injured in collision involving wrong-way driver on Interstate 26 in Charleston, South Carolina
Thu, 04/05/2018 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in collision on Crosstown in Charleston, South Carolina
Tue, 02/20/2018 Pedestrian Accident Joseph Dudley, 60, killed in pedestrian collision on Folly Road on James Island, South Carolina
Mon, 12/11/2017 Car Accident James A. Wiggins, 78, killed when disabled vehicle struck on Ravenel Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina
Sun, 11/26/2017 Car Accident Ashley Peterson, 25, killed in collision on Savannah Highway in West Ashley area of Charleston, South Carolina
Fri, 11/24/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in crash on Secessionville Road on James Island, South Carolina
Fri, 11/10/2017 Car Accident 4 injured in 5-vehicle wreck on Savannah Highway in Charleston, South Carolina
Mon, 11/06/2017 Car Accident State Senator Paul Campbell arrested, DUI charges dismissed after rear-end collision in Charleston County, South Carolina
Mon, 10/23/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by vehicle on Orleans Road near Citadel Mall in Charleston, South Carolina
Fri, 10/20/2017 Car Accident Jason Wayne Rentz, 39, dead, 2 seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash on Highway 162 in Charleston County, South Carolina
Fri, 10/20/2017 Car Accident Pedestrian hospitalized after vehicle strikes them near Maybank Highway and Kano Street on Johns Island, South Carolina
Wed, 10/18/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in single-vehicle rollover on Folly Road in Charleston, South Carolina