Columbia, SC (October 23, 2023) – A fatal pedestrian accident reported near the University of South Carolina claimed one person’s life.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Blossom Street and Bull Street during the evening hours on October 21.
According to reports, 19-year-old Hudson Schirra of Lexington, South Carolina, was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking near the University of South Carolina overnight.
The Columbia Police Department responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
At this time, investigations are underway to determine what caused the accident.
Our sympathies are with the family of Hudson Schirra at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal automobile accidents take place far too often in South Carolina. The unfortunate truth is that nearly five people lose their lives every single day as a result of vehicle collisions. These incidents add up to more than 1700 people annually losing their lives as a result of preventable accidents on our roadways.
In many cases, negligence plays a critical role. Many people lose their lives as a result of drivers who are speeding, distracted, impaired, and simply failing to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians.
The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a fatal collision can have a profound and long-term impact on your family. Beyond dealing with the overwhelming mental and emotional consequences, the financial burdens can be equally devastating.
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, it is crucial that you seek guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in Columbia right away. Your attorney will serve as your advocate, fighting tirelessly to secure fair compensation on your behalf that you can use to alleviate the financial hardships that you face moving ahead.
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