Lexington, SC (December 2, 2018) – In Lexington, a pedestrian accident took place last night around 9 p.m. that led to the death of the pedestrian involved. Now, they have been identified by police.
The accident took place on the 5200 block of Fairview Road near Leesville. The pedestrian has been identified as 33-year-old Jessie James of Aiken. At the time, James had been walking on the road when he was suddenly struck by a motor vehicle.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene, but James was unfortunately pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured and stopped at the scene to render aid and cooperate with police.
As of now, the South Carolina Highway Patrol continues their investigation into the matter.
Losing a loved one to a pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult things you will ever experience, which is why we want to extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Jessie James at this time. We want you to know that you are never alone in the midst of your case.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina is known for having some of the highest rates of fatal accidents than other states. In fact, pedestrians have a particular risk on the roads as well, due to the fact that they are some of the most vulnerable parties in South Carolina accidents. In 2012, the number of pedestrians who lost their lives in these accidents was around 123. Many of these accidents could have been prevented. If you have lost somebody close to you due to the negligence of another driver, we would like our team of experienced wrongful death attorneys in South Carolina to help you work toward results for you and your family.
At the Nye Law Group, we have a personal responsibility to assist those who have been negatively impacted by a serious accident due to the recklessness of another driver. If your loved one has lost their life in one of these accidents, our dedicated South Carolina car accident attorneys would like to reach out to you to help you. Pedestrians are vulnerable parties on our roads but we want to work to make South Carolina a safer place for all. Our proven case results tell a story of the work we have done for others in the past and we are fully dedicated to your case. Contact us today at 912-200-5230 for more information.
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