Prosperity, SC (November 12, 2018) – On November 11 around 1 p.m., a fatal motorcycle accident that took the life of one motorcyclist, who has now been identified. The accident took place just outside of Prosperity on Ira Kindard Road.
The driver of the motorcycle has since been identified by a coroner as 23-year-old Zane McClendon Spigner. Spigner was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
At the time, 17-year-old Torey Gooding was traveling east when he crossed left of center and sideswiped a vehicle driven by 53-year-old Norman Atkinson. From there, the vehicle struck Spigner’s motorcycle head-on. The motorcyclist was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
Gooding and Atkinson were not injured. At this time, police continue to investigate the accident.
We would like to extend our condolences to the friends and family of Zane McClendon at this time, as we understand just how difficult it can be to experience one of these accidents. We were extremely saddened to hear about this accident and hope that you are able to move forward with peace and comfort at this time.
Motorcycle Accident in South Carolina
In South Carolina in just 2010 alone, there was a total of 1,819 motorcycle accidents, which was an increase from the year before. Out of these accidents, 1,984 people were injured and 81 people lost their lives on our roads. With so many motorcycle accidents, we always wonder what we can do to take care on our roads and prevent these accidents.
Losing a loved one to a motorcycle accident might be one of the most life-altering experiences for you and your family. Motorcyclists have particular risks on our roadways, as well as the fact that they are most vulnerable to serious accidents. If you have lost somebody due to the negligence of a driver who was not looking out for the well-being of your loved one, you have options. At the Nye Law Group, we want to extend a helping hand to the family and friends of those who have been affected by loss in a motorcycle accident. Do not hesitate to contact us today at 912-200-5230 to find out how you can move forward.
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.