Pickens County, SC (October 29, 2018) – In Pickens County, one person was arrested following a hit-and-run accident. The accident happened on Saturday, October 27, around 2:27 a.m.
The accident took place on Black Snake Road near Easley. The man who struck the pedestrian was identified as 29-year-old Justin Owens. He received charges of hit-and-run and causing great bodily injury after fleeing the scene after a pedestrian accident.
At the time of the accident, Owens was driving his 2006 Toyota SUV. The victim that he struck was identified as a 33-year-old man from Easley. He was quickly transported to the Greenville Memorial Hospital with injuries.
Owens was arrested yesterday after he was identified from a flyer.
Pickens County Hit-and-Run Accident
Hit-and-run accidents take place every week on our roads across South Carolina, caused by drivers who fail to remain at the scene to render aid from those they have injured or killed. These accidents are considered to be crimes and are taken very seriously under South Carolina law. If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident, you might have questions regarding your accident case.
Because hit-and-runs are a crime, this means that you will be able to receive damages from a party who acted in a negligent manner if you choose to bring a civil claim for damages. You will be able to compensate for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, emotional suffering, and more. We wish to stand by your side when you need a legal advocate the most at the Nye Law Group. Do not hesitate to reach us for more information at (912) 200-5230.
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