Greer, SC (February 9, 2024) – A fatal pedestrian accident reported in Greenville County on Thursday afternoon claimed one man’s life. The incident occurred at around 12:10 p.m.
According to law enforcement reports, a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Brushy Creek Road. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway near the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Emergency officials remained at the scene for a significant amount of time as they worked to investigate and clear the road. The pedestrian, who has not been publicly identified, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased by authorities. At this time, investigations into the crash are ongoing.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal pedestrian accidents take place every day in the United States. These incidents take the lives of thousands of people across the country every year. Here in South Carolina, we often witness families forced to deal with the devastating consequences that fatal pedestrian crashes bring. In many cases, these accidents are a result of negligent and reckless drivers. Some of the most common contributing factors include:
- Distracted driving
- Impaired driving (alcohol, drugs)
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Poor visibility (low lighting, inclement weather)
- Reckless driving
Unfortunately, we see many people lose their lives in accidents that could be prevented if drivers operated their vehicles safely and responsibly. Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult and emotional experience, and the added stress of financial burden can make it even harder. However, by seeking guidance from a compassionate legal team and filing a wrongful death claim, you can seek compensation for various damages you and your family have faced. From lost earning capacity to funeral expenses, these claims could provide some financial relief during this challenging time.
At Ted Greve & Associates, PA, our top priority is providing exceptional service and support to families who have suffered from a fatal accident. With a strong commitment to excellence and personal integrity, we work tirelessly to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. Our wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to fighting passionately for each client’s case and ensuring that they are taken care of financially in the future. We understand the weight of losing a loved one and are here to provide compassionate support every step of the way. If you or someone you know has been affected by a wrongful death case, contact our legal team by calling (800) 693-7833 for a free consultation. Let us use our decades of knowledge and experience to help you during this difficult time.