• October 05, 2022

Ulysses Angeles Killed in Semi-Truck Accident on I-26 in Newberry County, SC

UPDATE (October 6, 2022): Officials identified the victim killed in the accident as 25-year-old Ulysses Angeles of Blythewood. At this time, additional details about the crash are unavailable.

Newberry County, SC -- October 4, 2022, one person was killed after an accident where a semi-truck and a pickup collided on I-26.

In initial details, authorities say the incident happened in the area of Mile marker 77 at around 9:15 a.m.

Ulysses Angeles Killed in Semi-Truck Accident in Newberry County, SC

They say that a Dodge truck was traveling along westbound lanes of the interstate when a tractor-trailer "changed lanes" and hit the truck. This caused the truck to careen onto the median where it then overturned.

The driver of the Dodge truck died as a result of the crash. No other injuries were reported. The incident remains under investigation.

Commentary on Ulysses Angeles Semi-Truck Accident in Newberry County

It may be tempting to jump to conclusions here, but it's important folks understand what these initial details do and don't say. They say that the semi hit the victim's truck while changing lanes. That is certainly a big red flag, but it is not damning on its own. A lot of things can lead to that. Someone can be recklessly attempting to pass the semi, it's possible the semi was actually veering to avoid some other reckless driver, etc.

Do I think that's likely? Not really. The more likely explanation is that the semi driver wasn't paying attention and made a fatal mistake. But at the end of the day, the evidence is what tells the story. Ensuring the victim's loved ones have as much of that as possible is vital not just for getting them answers but also for equipping them with the tools folks need to hold a company accountable for their driver's actions.

Without those tools and the professionals who know how to best use them, there are countless ways a company can work against victims and families to cheat them out of what they deserve.

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