Beaufort County, SC (October 23, 2018) – Police say that a Seabrook man died on Monday, October 22 when he was struck in a serious bicycle accident. He has since been identified by police as 63-year-old James Powell. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the local coroner.
At the time, police say that Powell had been driving north on Trask Parkway near Big Road around 5:30 p.m. He was suddenly struck by a Nissan Altima traveling in the same direction. Luckily, the driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash.
At this time, police continue to investigate the accident.
Beaufort County Bicycle Accident
Every day, people lose their lives in serious accidents that happen on our roadways. Bicycle riders are at a risk in these accidents due to the fact that they are some of the most vulnerable people on our roads. Bicycle riders have very few protections from harm when they are up against motor vehicles that are thousands of pounds heavier.
If you have lost a loved one in a bicycle accident that you believe could have been prevented, we wish to extend our condolences to you, as we understand that you are going through a devastating time in your life. Luckily, you are not alone when it comes to receiving compensation during this difficult time for aspects like medical bills your loved one incurred, funeral costs, and more.
At the Nye Law Group, we are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim and the compensation you deserve. Call us for more information on how we can help in your time of need at (912) 200-5230.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.