Myrtle Beach, SC (December 15, 2018) – A 69-year-old has passed away to her injuries following a two-vehicle crash that took place at the intersection of Middle Gate Road.
The woman has since been identified as Brenda Spires Epps, who sustained severe injuries around 9:41 a.m. when the accident took place. At the time, Epps had allegedly been driving a Toyota Avalon westward when her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side door by a Dodge pickup truck.
Police confirmed that the driver of the truck disregarded a traffic control device.
Epps was immediately taken to the hospital and died due to her severe injuries. The driver of the pickup truck did not receive injuries.
At this time, the South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.
We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere sympathies to the victims of this accident, including those who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party. You should understand that you have many rights at this time.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
Losing a loved one is always an unexpected event that can cause turmoil to those involved. In South Carolina, fatal accidents take place every day due to the recklessness of drivers. In fact, South Carolina ranks third on the list of the most fatal states across the U.S. with 20 out of every 100,000 drivers losing their lives to reckless actions.
At the Nye Law Group, our South Carolina accident attorneys have dedicated their lives to completely helping the victims of these serious accidents. Our experienced car accident attorneys who specialize in wrongful death cases understand that these serious accidents can be extremely overwhelming in nature and cause physical, emotional, and financial effects that could last a lifetime. We have helped many people receive proven case results in the past and would like to help you during this difficult time. Contact us to find out what we can do for you at 912-200-5230.
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