Horry County, SC (November 11, 2018) – Police say that one person has lost their life after a hit-and-run accident that took place early this morning, November 11. The accident happened in Myrtle Beach, according to police who investigated the scene.
At the time of the accident, a bicyclist had been traveling south on the S.C. Highway 707 when they were struck behind by a vehicle. The accident happened early this morning around 2:30 a.m.
Police say that, immediately after the bicyclist was struck, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. At this time, the South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.
We would like to reach out at this time and extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of the loved one whose life was taken too soon in this horrific and preventable accident, as we understand just how life-changing these accidents can be.
Hit-and-Run Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina ranks as the ninth state out of 50 when it comes to the prevalence of hit-and-run accidents. These accidents are life-changing and criminal in nature, involving a driver who chose to flee the scene instead of rendering aid to the victim.
If a loved one of yours has fallen victim to a horrific hit-and-run accident, you might wonder where you can turn at this time. Criminal cases like these tend to pave the way into civil cases, which can help you and your family compensate for damages that you deserve after a loved one has been tragically taken from you. Thankfully, you never have to stand alone when it comes to your claim. At the Nye Law Group, we want you to know that we are here for you in your time of need if a loved one has been taken too soon through someone else’s negligence. Call us today for more information 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.