South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car accident in Hampton County that occurred on South Carolina Highway 63 on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 just before midnight.  SCHP stated that the driver of a late model SUV lost control, swerved off of the road and struck a tree.  The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Generally, in South Carolina a vehicle accident that results in a death will be investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT).   The Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team investigates complicated vehicle crashes, using state-of-the-art technology and analysis to reconstruct the scene.  Under normal circumstances the general public may obtain a copy of the investigation report by fling request under the Freedom of Information Act.

If you, your family or friends is ever injured in a car accident please contact Milton Stratos, a South Carolina lawyer at Stratos Law with over 25 years of experience dealing with the legal ramifications of car accidents.

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