James Island, SC (November 19, 2018) – Last night, November 18, a Charleston County Deputy and a woman were involved in an accident on Folly Road that led to the death of the female.
The accident took place around 10 p.m. last night. A deputy was responding to a foot pursuit when an unmarked deputy car collided with another vehicle that was being driven by a female. The deputy had been driving west in the 1000 block of Folly Road when a woman pulled out in front of him driving east. The deputy and a State Constable received serious injuries in the accident.
The woman lost her life at the scene of the accident. As of now, police continue to investigate the accident to determine exactly what happened.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this serious and unexpected accident. Our thoughts are with you all at this time. We would also like to send positive thoughts to the Charleston County Deputy and State Constable who sustained serious injuries. We wish them both the very best and hope that they are able to make a complete recovery.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
In 2015, nearly a thousand people died in traffic accidents across the entire state of South Carolina. The state’s traffic fatality is about 20 fatal accidents per 100,000 people, making it one of the leading causes of death in the state. These accidents happen due to drunk driving, texting, speeding, and many other reasons.
At the Nye Law Group, we have adopted a responsibility to fight for the rights of those who have lost a loved one in a serious accident through the use of a wrongful death claim. These accidents can be life-changing in nature, which is why it is important to have a legal advocate on your side who understands the many laws that play a role in South Carolina accident claims every year. If the negligence of another party led to the death of your loved one, we want you to know we are here for you. Contact us today 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.