Dorchester Co., SC – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on US-17 ALT

Dorchester Co., SC – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on US-17 ALT

Dorchester Co., SC (May 14, 2024) – Emergency crews in Dorchester County were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Monday morning that claimed one person’s life. Authorities were informed of the crash at around 7:00 a.m. on May 13.

Official reports indicate that a Yamaha motorcycle was traveling south on Highway 17 alternate when it became involved in a collision with a dump truck, which was traveling northbound near South Carolina Highway 61. The motorcyclist was severely injured in the crash. Despite medical efforts, the victim was pronounced deceased on site. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Thomas Price of Collegeville. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We offer our sympathies to the family of Thomas Price.

Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina

Dorchester Co., SC – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on US-17 ALTEvery year in the United States, motor vehicle accidents claim over 42,000 lives, with a heartbreakingly high number of these fatalities occurring right here in South Carolina. Shockingly, many of these accidents could have been avoided, making the loss even more difficult to bear for families.

Distractions while driving, especially texting or making phone calls, play a significant role in taking drivers’ focus off the road, leading to tragic outcomes. Speeding, too, is a critical problem; it not only raises the chances of an accident but also significantly increases the likelihood of fatalities due to the intense impact at higher velocities. Additionally, impaired driving and reckless behaviors, such as unsafe lane changes, contribute to the dangers on our roads.

Losing someone you love in a motorcycle crash is an overwhelming experience. During such a sorrowful time, it’s essential to get advice and support from someone who understands what you’re going through. A South Carolina wrongful death lawyer can be that support. These lawyers are not just familiar with the law, they bring a level of understanding and commitment that can make all the difference. They can guide you on your rights, discuss possible next steps, and provide the representation needed to seek justice for your loved one.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we’re people who genuinely care and want to help your family get justice after losing a loved one suddenly and unexpectedly due to the careless actions of another person. We recognize the emotional and financial toll that comes with losing a family member unexpectedly. Our team is committed to offering both compassionate support and determined advocacy on behalf of our clients.

While no amount of money can replace your loved one, receiving compensation can help ease the financial challenges that follow such a loss. It allows you to focus on what’s truly important—mourning and healing with your family, without the added stress of financial worries. If you’re facing the aftermath of a fatal motorcycle accident, call us at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary case review. At Ted Greve & Associates, we’re here to ensure justice is served and to stand by your side every step of the way.