Folly Beach, SC (October 27, 2018) – On Saturday morning, October 27, a man was struck and killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on Folly Beach. Police responded to the area at the 1300 block of East Ashley Avenue.
The Sheriff’s Office found that the man who was killed had been lying in the roadway in the early morning hours. They are not sure of why he was lying down at this time, but he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The motorist told police that they attempted to swerve out of the way before stopped to call authorities.
At this time, no charges have been filed against the motorist but police continue to seek information and investigate at this time. The pedestrian has not yet been identified.
Folly Beach Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian accidents happen every day on our roadways across the United States, causing serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. If you have lost a loved one at the hands of a motorist in one of these serious accidents, we want you to know that you are not alone and you have many rights in your case.
We were extremely saddened to hear of this accident and wish to extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim at this time. As police investigate the accident and try to learn more about why it took place, they will be able to identify the negligent party so that the family of the victim can move forward.
You have the right to file what is known as a wrongful death claim after one of these incidents, which can help you sustain finances during this time while you are going through immense grief. We want to ensure that all of your rights are protected when you need them the most at the Nye Law Group. Call us today for more information on how we can assist you 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.