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Complete Cherokee County, SC accident reports and news.
Accidents in Cherokee County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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.
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After a Cherokee 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.
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Most recent accident reports
The Cherokee County coroner says a 73-year-old Gaffney woman injured in a single motor vehicle collision last week has passed away.
The coroner identified the victim as Rachel Lail Smith.
Two 19-year-olds were killed in a crash Monday afternoon, according to the Cherokee County coroner.
A 77-year-old man was killed in a wreck Saturday, shortly after he left the funeral home where he paid final respects to his wife.
The Cherokee County Coroner said 77-year-old Elbert Clark Koon, of Gaffney died in a single vehicle motor vehicle collision Saturday.