Charleston, SC (November 16, 2018) – Deputies were called to the scene of a fatal bicycle accident after a bicyclist and a truck collided with one another near Ladson. The accident took place around 6:15 a.m. on Highway 78.
Police say that a female bicyclist was transported to the hospital with severe injuries but she later tragically passed away while at the hospital. Unfortunately, her name has not yet been released pending notification of family.
Police say that the driver who was responsible for striking the bicyclist was not charged for the accident. Now, the crash is being investigated by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the bicyclist who lost her life in this preventable and serious accident. We understand that these accidents can be extremely traumatic, but you have rights as the loved one of a family member who lost their life.
Bicycle Accident in South Carolina
In South Carolina, bicycle accidents continue to happen every year and tend to be lumped into the same statistics that are calculated regarding pedestrian accidents, as both parties are extremely susceptible to injuries and fatalities in these catastrophic accidents. All fatal collisions involving a bicycle in the state have increased by 53%.
At the Nye Law Group, we are avid about offering our support to those who have tragically lost somebody close to them in a life-changing accident. We know just how devastating it can be to have to say goodbye to somebody too soon in an accident that could have been prevented but happened due to the outright negligence of another party. Luckily, we are here for you in your time of need. Do not hesitate to call us today at 912-200-5230 to find out how we can help when you need our assistance the most.
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.