Columbia, SC (October 18, 2018) – The Columbia Police Department is still working on their investigation of a multi-car pedestrian accident that took place in Columbia around 6 a.m. Wednesday, October 17. The accident happened at the 800 block of Taylor Street.
Officers found that a 53-year-old man was walking downtown at the time of the accident when he started crossing over Taylor Street. He was then struck by a woman in a Ford Escape. Officers believe that the pedestrian was walking in an area without a crosswalk.
At this time, police have not been able to locate the man’s next-of-kin and so they are continuing the investigation. Luckily, no other parties were injured in the accident.
Columbia Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian accidents are almost always serious in nature, causing severe injuries and fatal results to those involved. If you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident, we wish to extend our sincerest condolences to you and your family. We understand just how difficult it can be to lose someone in an accident due to negligent reasons.
Drivers are supposed to always be watching out for pedestrians on our roadways, giving them the right-of-way when the situation calls for it and upholding a duty of care in these scenarios. If you have lost someone in an accident because you believe a driver was not paying attention to the roadways or your loved one, you have options.
At the Nye Law Group, we have the experience needed to help you gain results in the midst of your pedestrian accident claim. You have many protections during this time and we want to help you and your family move forward when it matters the most. Call us for more information today at 855-636-9277. We are waiting to hear from you.
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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.