Colleton County, SC (November 14, 2018) – In Colleton County, a pedestrian lost their life in a fatal pedestrian accident after they were struck by an SUV. The accident took place on the Charleston Highway on Tuesday, November 13.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol quickly responded to the scene of the accident. They found that the pedestrian had not been wearing reflective material when he or she was struck by an SUV. The driver was identified as Christal Buckner.
Buckner had been traveling westbound on the highway when she ran into the pedestrian who had also been traveling westbound at the time. The deceased has not yet been identified.
As of right now, police continue to investigate this fatal accident.
We wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian who lost their life in this sudden and traumatic pedestrian accident. These types of accidents can very easily lead to fatal results on our roads and we want you to know that you are not alone at this time.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina pedestrian accidents have been increasing on our roadways after the past few years. In fact, South Carolina was rated 6th for pedestrian fatalities just a few years ago, but these numbers have gone up to 3rd. During 2015, 123 pedestrians lost their lives in just South Carolina alone. Pedestrians are extremely susceptible to these accidents on our roads because they are vulnerable parties who are up against large vehicles.
At the Nye Law Group, we want you to know just how important it is that you retain your rights if you have lost somebody close to you in a tragic and unexpected pedestrian accident. We are compassionately devoted to helping you receive the results you deserve in your accident claim in South Carolina. Please do not hesitate to call us today for more information on how we can help 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.