Charleston, SC (November 6, 2018) – Police say that a fatal bicycle accident took place that ended in the death of a bicyclist, and one person has since been charged. The person has been charged with felony DUI and reckless homicide.
The person who was arrested for the accident has been identified as Da’Quan Eady of North Charleston. At the time of the accident, which took place on November 5, a Buick sedan was traveling southbound near Hagood Avenue when Eady struck a bicyclist. The bicyclist had been attempting to cross the highway. The bicyclist passed away after the accident took place.
The roadway was closed down for several hours between Courtenay Drive and Lockwood Drive while investigators were taking a closer look. At this time, the investigation into the incident continues.
We would like to, first and foremost, extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the unidentified bicyclist who lost their life in this horrific and preventable accident.
Bicycle Accidents in South Carolina
Bicycle accidents in South Carolina are a serious problem. South Carolina ranks 46th in the country for pedestrian and bicycle fatalities.
The attorneys at the Nye Law Group, have a personal responsibility to help those who have fallen victim to reckless actions at the hands of a negligent driver. Every year, these accidents continue to happen when drivers are not looking out for the well-being of others. If you have a loved one who was injured or killed in a South Carolina accident you need to speak with a qualified personal injury as soon as possible. Contact us today for more information about how we can help you at 912-200-5230.
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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.