Lexington, SC (December 18, 2018) – A coroner with Lexington County identified the victim of a fatal Augusta Highway accident that took place early this morning.
At the time, police say that 36-year-old Dianne Wells was crossing the street on the 24000 block of the highway when she was suddenly struck by a vehicle. Police say that she was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver involved in the accident immediately stopped at the scene and attempted to render aid to Wells but she sadly passed away.
At this time, troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol continue their investigation into the accident.
Pedestrian accidents, unfortunately, end in fatalities far too often on our roads every year. If you have lost a loved one to one of these accidents due to the driver of a vehicle, you have many rights under South Carolina law.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina car accidents can bring many fatal results to pedestrians. In fact, these accidents have been on the rise every year. In South Carolina in just the first six months of 2017, 71 pedestrians lost their lives from serious accidents, while 66 did in the previous year across our state. Losing a loved one due to the negligence of another driver can be a chaotic and life-changing experience. We want you to know that you are never alone if you have lost someone close to you.
At the Nye Law Group, we are avid about offering our support to those who have been seriously and negatively affected by the negligence of another party. Our kindhearted, well-informed wrongful death attorneys in South Carolina have handled a variety of cases in the past and have achieved proven case results for many. We pride ourselves on easing the difficult process that follows one of these accidents. Do not hesitate to contact us today to find out 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.