Myrtle Beach, SC (December 23, 2018) – Police say that one person was killed in a pedestrian accident that took place this past week. Now, police have identified the pedestrian.
The woman has since been identified as 28-year-old Christine Lawson of Myrtle Beach. The accident took place on US 701 when she was trying to walk across the road and was struck by a driver.
The Horry County Coroner’s Office came to the scene of the accident and tragically pronounced the pedestrian deceased. The driver stayed at the scene of the accident to aid police.
At this time, the accident is still under investigation.
Pedestrian accidents can be a traumatic time for all of those who have to suffer the impact. As such, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Christine Lawson, as we understand how difficult it can be to face one of these accidents.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
Pedestrian accidents are on the rise throughout South Carolina. In 2012, research showed that 123 pedestrians lost their lives in these horrific accidents. Many of these accidents happen due to the negligence of other drivers, but sometimes they take place due to pedestrians disobeying the rules of the road.
If you have lost somebody close to you due to a pedestrian accident, our South Carolina car accident lawyers are here for you during this difficult time. You might be entitled to compensation to help you cover your losses. You might need the experienced help of an attorney on your side through it all. You’ve been through enough, so we don’t want you to feel alone at this time. Our accident attorneys have stood by the sides of many who have faced various personal injury cases, helping them receive proven case results that would allow their family to move forward in these desperate times. Contact us for more information 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.