Spartanburg, SC (November 10, 2018) – Emergency responders were called to the scene of a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian on Friday evening, November 9.
The accident took place at the intersection of West Main Street and St. John Street. The accident happened around 6:50 p.m.
The pedestrian and witnesses spoke with police and confirmed that a red Toyota struck the man’s right forearm. The man was quickly transported to the hospital but is expected to recover.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to take this moment to extend our sincerest condolences to the pedestrian that received injuries in this accident. We understand just how traumatic these accidents can be.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
In 2017, 71 pedestrians lost their lives in the first six months of the year across South Carolina. In 2016, the same time periods were examined and only 66 pedestrians lost their lives at this time. Pedestrian accidents are on the rise across the state, which means that more must be done to prevent these horrific and life-altering accidents.
At the Nye Law Group, we have made it our responsibility to stand by your side if you have been injured in one of these serious accidents. Hit-and-run pedestrian accidents happen every year when drivers are not looking out for the well-being of others. These accidents can quickly change your life in the blink of an eye, which is why it is important to have options in your case. Call us today for more information on how we can help in your time of need 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.