Aiken, SC (November 5, 2023) – A woman lost her life as a result of a pedestrian accident reported in Aiken on Friday evening, November 3.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers were called to the scene of the crash at around 715 p.m.
Preliminary crash reports indicate that a 2004 Toyota Sienna was heading southbound on US Highway 1, Columbia Highway North. For reasons unknown, the vehicle struck a pedestrian near East Frontage Road.
The pedestrian, identified as 60-year-old Jacqueline Parker, was rushed to Aiken Regional Medical Centers for emergency care. The Aiken County coroner’s office confirmed that she passed away from her injuries.
The accident is being investigated.
Our condolences go out to the family of Jacqueline Parker at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal automobile accidents can be incredibly devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, more than 100 people die every month as a result of fatal crashes here in South Carolina. Many crashes take place as a result of negligence. Leading factors in these accidents include:
- Reckless driving
- Running red lights and stop signs
- Drunk driving
- Fatigued driving
- Distracted driving
- Poor weather conditions
- Aggressive driving
After enduring the loss of a loved one, your family has the opportunity to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. This legal action can help you get compensation for some of the damages you face. This can include compensation for:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
- Lost wages and future earnings
It is important to verify that you are able to file a wrongful death claim after losing a loved one. In general, there are various parties that have the legal opportunity to do so. This can include:
- Surviving spouse
- Any party who can prove financial dependence on the deceased
- Legal heirs or representatives
- Personal representatives of the deceased’s estate
It is vital that you seek legal representation from a dedicated wrongful death lawyer in South Carolina right away. Your attorney will be able to get started on building a case on your behalf and fighting for fair compensation.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to fighting for justice and providing support to those who have experienced a wrongful death. Our team of experienced lawyers understands the pain and uncertainty that comes with these cases, which is why we offer free consultations to discuss your options for seeking compensation. With our decades of experience handling similar cases, we are confident in our ability to stand up for what is right and protect your loved ones. Do not wait to call us today at (800) 693-7833 for a confidential and obligation-free consultation – let us help you get the justice you deserve.