Lexington County, SC (December 19, 2018) – On the Augusta Highway near Olde Farm Road, a pedestrian accident took place that led to the death of one person on Tuesday morning.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol said that the person was hit and killed around 5:15 a.m. near the Lexington High School.
Police say that the accident was thoroughly investigated and the driver who struck the pedestrian stayed at the scene so that they could speak with police. Traffic was rerouted in the area for quite some time.
Police continue to investigate the accident thoroughly at this time.
We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian whose life was taken too soon in this accident. We understand how difficult it is to face the loss of a loved one that could have been prevented and we do not want you to have to handle your claim alone.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
In South Carolina, pedestrian-related accidents happen every year, some of which lead to fatalities. In fact, 71 pedestrians lost their lives in the first six months of 2017 due to the negligence of others. In 2016 in those same months, only 66 pedestrians lost their lives. These accidents tend to bring devastating results due to the fact that pedestrians are especially vulnerable on our roads to harm.
At the Nye Law Group, our car accident attorneys in South Carolina, including those who have experience in pedestrian accident cases, will help you every step of the way when it comes to receiving results you deserve. We have handled a wide variety of South Carolina wrongful death claims and do not want you to handle your claim alone. Our attorneys will work to ensure that you receive proven case results during this time. Contact us for more information at 912-200-5230.
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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.