Spartanburg County, SC (December 16, 2018) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run accident early Saturday morning.
Shortly after midnight near the intersection of New Cut Road and Old Settle Road, an unknown vehicle was traveling west on New Cut Road, headed towards Inman, when it struck and injured a pedestrian walking in the same direction down the side of the road. The authorities suspect that the vehicle may have sustained damage to the front right and passenger sides.
Anyone with information regarding the incident or the vehicle should contact SCHP at (864) 241-1000 or 1 (800) 768-1503 or call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) CRIME-SC.
Hit and Run Accidents in South Carolina
In the state of South Carolina, there are two possible types of hit and run offenses: a misdemeanor and a felony. A misdemeanor offense occurs when damage to property was inflicted as a result of the accident. It becomes a felony hit and run if anyone was injured or killed. You can be charged with a hit and run if you leave the scene of the accident, or leave without properly identifying yourself to the other parties involved. These laws apply to every single driver no matter who was at fault for the accident, the amount of property damage caused, or the seriousness of the injuries that were inflicted.
If you or someone you love has been injured by a hit and run driver in the state of South Carolina, then you are going to need an experienced personal injury attorney to help you navigate this tricky legal process. The attorneys here at Nye Law Group have the experience and the dedication that you will need in a lawyer if you are seeking damages in a hit and run accident. If you would like a free consultation with one of your reputable attorneys, please give us a call at (912) 200-5230 and speak with someone in our offices today.
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.