Horry County, SC (December 17, 2018) – On Saturday night, a motorcyclist lost their life when they were involved in a collision and struck a utility pole off of SC 544.
The man who was tragically pronounced deceased was identified as 51-year-old John Allen, who died after the collision. He had not been wearing a helmet at the time when his Harley Davidson was involved in an accident and ran off the right side of the road at Beaver Run Boulevard.
The motorcyclist received severe trauma due to the accident and police quickly transported him to the hospital. However, while there, he was pronounced deceased.
At this time, the South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate this accident.
We understand just how difficult it can be to lose somebody close to you in a motorcycle accident, which is why we would like to reach out to you and extend our condolences to you if you are somebody who has had to say goodbye to a loved one.
Motorcycle Accident in South Carolina
Every year, motorcycle accidents tend to increase on South Carolina roadways. In 2010, there were 1,819 motorcycle accidents, which was an 5.8% increase from the year before. 81 people lost their lives in these accidents and many more received injuries and were hospitalized. Though there are many reasons why these accidents occur, a majority of them happen due to the negligence of another party. Our experienced South Carolina motorcycle accident attorneys are here to lend a helping hand to you when you need it most.
Losing a loved one might just be one of the most devastating things you will ever go through in South Carolina. Our wrongful death attorneys are widely experienced in these accidents and understand just how difficult it is to say goodbye to a loved one due to the recklessness of another party. Our attorneys have handled a wide variety of similar cases and would like to help you receive proven case results at this time. Contact us for more information at 912-200-5230.
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