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Complete Beaufort County, SC accident reports and news.

Accidents in Beaufort County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Beaufort County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Beaufort County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Beaufort County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Connect with an experienced injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.


Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/18/2017 Motorcycle Accident Fatal crash involving motorcycle and school bus reported on Highway 278 in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Thu, 12/15/2016 Car Accident 1 person hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash at Shell Point Road and Broad River Drive in Beaufort, South Carolina
Mon, 12/05/2016 Car Accident Two adults and one child reported among injured in fiery two-vehicle collision on Trask Parkway in Burton, South Carolina
Wed, 11/30/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian struck, killed by SUV on Highway 21 near Bruce Case Smalls Highway in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Wed, 11/30/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist dies after being struck by vehicle while crossing S.C. 270 in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Mon, 11/21/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist Kevin Thomson, 60, killed in hit-and-run collision on US-278 in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Mon, 10/03/2016 Car Accident 3 people hospitalized in 2-vehicle crash on Broad River Bridge in Burton, South Carolina
Sat, 09/24/2016 Motorcycle Accident 4 injured, 2 critically, after four motorcycles crash on Laurel Bay Road in Burton, South Carolina
Sat, 09/24/2016 Motorcycle Accident 1 person seriously injured in motorcycle-auto crash on Trask Parkway near Roseida Road in Burton, South Carolina
Sat, 09/17/2016 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist Matthew Proctor, 54, killed in collision with hit-and-run driver on Highway 278 in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Mon, 09/05/2016 Drunk Driving Gordon Ward, 54, killed; Jermasha Nelson, 22, charged with felony DUI after crash with moped on Highway 21 in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Sun, 08/28/2016 Car Accident Christine Barrett, 18, killed in single-vehicle crash on Bluffton Parkway in Bluffton, South Carolina
Sun, 07/10/2016 Car Accident Sher’Mann Keel Palmer, 24, killed and Marry German, 45, arrested after wrong-way DUI collision on Trash Parkway in Beaufort, South Carolina
Sat, 06/25/2016 Car Accident Evelyn Ventola, 85, killed in two-vehicle crash at Gibbet Road and Hwy 170 in Bluffton, South Carolina
Tue, 04/26/2016 Car Accident Three people and one dog injured in two-vehicle crash on Parris Island Gateway and Robert Smalls Parkway in Burton, South Carolina
Sat, 04/09/2016 Car Accident Loretta Tabor, 69, killed and one person injured in two-vehicle crash on SC 170 in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Mon, 03/21/2016 Car Accident Michael Simmons killed and Johanna Garcia injured in car crash on Union Cemetery Road on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Fri, 03/18/2016 Other Type of Accident Michigan Marine recruit Raheel Siddiqui, 20, dies during basic training in Parris Island, South Carolina
Mon, 03/14/2016 Other Type of Accident Josephine Berson, 72, dies after falling from ladder in Bluffton, South Carolina
Mon, 03/14/2016 Car Accident Herbert Miller and Markell Orr die in single-vehicle crash on Marshland Road in Hilton Head, South Carolina