Edgefield, SC (December 16, 2023) – Emergency officials confirmed that one person lost their life as a result of a multi-vehicle accident that took place on Saturday, December 16. At approximately 10:00 a.m., the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an automobile accident that took place on North Martintown Road.
According to SCHP reports, two BMW motorcycles were heading eastbound on South Carolina Highway 283. For unknown reasons, the vehicles collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck, which was traveling on the same roadway in the opposite direction. Reports show that the pickup truck was making a turn onto North Martintown Road at the time of the accident. One of the motorcyclists suffered fatal injuries in the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second motorcyclist was injured and transported by ambulance to a local hospital for emergency care. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured. At this time, the accident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our sympathies are with the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in South Carolina
More than 100 people die every day in fatal collisions in the United States. Many innocent people lose their lives as a result of drivers who fail to operate their vehicles in a manner that is safe. Instead, they choose to be reckless and negligent while behind the wheel. We continue to see countless deaths caused by speeding, impaired driving, and yielding drivers across our state.
When a loved one is lost due to the negligence of another driver, families have the option to seek compensation. Through a wrongful death claim, families have the ability to recover financial support for loss of future income, funeral costs, and other related damages. Acting in a timely manner after the accident improves the chances of a favorable outcome. It is important to seek the help of a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible, as this will provide you with solid evidence to build your case and achieve justice.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we recognize the pain and devastation that accompanies the loss of a loved one due to negligence. Our team of wrongful death attorneys is committed to providing unwavering support and exceptional representation for our clients. With extensive knowledge and unwavering dedication, we have successfully helped numerous families obtain maximum compensation for their legal claims. If you are mourning the loss of a loved one in an accident, contact our dedicated personal injury legal team by calling (800) 693-7833 for a free consultation. We will tirelessly advocate on your behalf and guide you through every step of the process so that you can focus on healing while we strive for justice for your loss. Your family does not have to face this alone. Let our devoted legal team assist you in holding those responsible accountable and obtaining the closure and compensation that you deserve.