According to the Greenville Police Department, on the morning of Wednesday, July 20th, two busy streets in downtown Greenville had to be closed due to a fatal car accident.
Reportedly, a driver in a pickup truck traveling on Church Street towards Wade Hampton collided with a Hyundai Sonata driving along East North Street.
The coroner’s office identified the victim of the fatal collision as 25-year-old Marcelo Sanchez Martinez. Authorities say she was not wearing a seatbelt.
A Personal Injury lawyer’s Perspective:
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of such a young life, and our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of Marcelo.
While there aren’t many details available concerning the cause of the accident, surviving family members may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim if negligence played a role in the death of their loved one. They may also be able to recover damages to compensate them for the pain and suffering of losing a loved one.
Fatal accidents can be very complex to pursue, so having an experienced attorney on your side can help navigate and expedite the process. Our team of personal injury lawyers has a thorough understanding of South Carolina’s laws governing injuries and wrongful death, and we’re here to help you through every step of the process.
If you or a loved one was involved in an accident due to negligence, give us a call. We are here for you.