Orangeburg County, SC (October 16, 2018) – At this time, the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Friday morning, October 12. The accident took place around 5:30 a.m.
The pedestrian was walking on Slab Landing Road at the time of the accident when they were suddenly struck from behind by a vehicle.
Police identified the driver who struck the pedestrian as a 22-year-old man in a Chevy pickup truck. He did not receive injuries in the accident.
The pedestrian died at the scene of the accident. They have not yet been identified at this time.
Orangeburg County Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian accidents take place every day on our roads, causing serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. If you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident, we wish to extend our condolences to you, as we know that you are going through a difficult time. We want you to know that you are not alone at this time.
Losing someone close to you in an accident is extremely difficult to endure. If you have lost a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, you might wonder how you can hold a party liable when you need the compensation to move forward on an emotional and financial level. Pedestrians are offered many protections on the roadways, as they are some of the most vulnerable individuals on our roadways.
At the Nye Law Group, we want to stand by your side as you attempt to receive compensation on behalf of your loved one. Call us to find out how we can assist you during this time at 855-636-9277.
Note: A variety of outsides 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.