Lexington County, SC (December 19, 2018) – In Lexington County, a driver was arrested and charged after striking and killing another individual in a motorcycle accident that took place on Platt Springs Road.
54-year-old Nathaniel Goodley was released from the hospital and immediately arrested yesterday after an investigation that showed that he was intoxicated at the time of the accident involving the motorcyclist. Now, he is facing a felony DUI involving a fatality.
The crash happened on December 16 and took the life of 70-year-old Leonard Morrow when he was struck head-on by a vehicle that entered the road and went directly over the median.
The collision is still being investigated at this time by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
We understand how difficult it can be to face the reality that a loved one has been taken from you too soon by the negligence of another party. We would like to extend our warmest thoughts to the family and friends of Leonard Morrow, whose life was taken too soon in this horrific accident.
Motorcycle Accident in South Carolina
Motorcycle accidents happen every single day in South Carolina. In 2010 alone, approximately 1,819 crashes took place throughout the entire year, which accounted for 10% of all traffic fatalities in the entire state. These are high statistics that show that motorcycle accidents are some of the most fatality-causing accidents on our roads out of every other type of vehicle.
If you have lost somebody close to you in one of these accidents, our experienced South Carolina wrongful death attorneys will stand by your side and help you compensate for a variety of damages during this difficult time. In the past, we have worked on behalf of a variety of personal injury clients and helped them receive proven case results for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, and more that become prevalent in these devastating cases. Contact an attorney who you can rely on for more information as you move forward 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.