Woman Arrested Following Fatal Highway 90 Motorcycle Crash

Highway 90 motorcycle crash

Forty-six-year-old Nikki Anne Eddy has been arrested following a fatal Highway 90 motorcycle crash that occurred on September 3.

The accident occurred on Highway 90 close to North Myrtle Beach around 8:10 p.m.

Eddy is facing a charge of causing death by driving under the influence.

It is alleged that she was driving a Nissan sedan eastbound on the highway when the vehicle went over the centerline and collided with a westbound Harley-Davidson.

One person was ejected from the car and the motorcycle caught fire.

The Horry County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as 72-year-old Michael Allen of Franklin, N.J. He was residing in Galivants Ferry.

Eddy was placed in the J. Reuben Long Detention Center on September 4 and released the next day on a $30,000 bond for causing the Highway 90 motorcycle crash.

Meanwhile, Beaufort County Coroner David Ott has identified the two individuals who were killed in a crash on Saturday night at the intersection of Sam’s Point Road and Attaway Lane.

They are 20-year-old Brandon Broach Jr. of Lancaster and Rachel Poovey Navratil, 84, of Beaufort.

Three other people were injured in the crash that occurred around 7:38 p.m. It involved a Nissan sedan with three occupants and a BMW car carrying two people.

S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Nick Pye said the driver of the BMW was trying to turn left from Attaway Lane onto Sam’s Point Road when the two vehicles crashed.

The driver of the Nissan and their backseat passenger were taken to local hospitals, Pye said. The driver of the BMW was taken for treatment.

Broach and Navratil were front seat passengers but it isn’t clear which vehicle each person was in.

Ten people were killed on South Carolina roads over the long Labor Day weekend.

If your loved one died in a crash, contact a South Carolina car accident lawyer to find out if you can claim compensation.

Source: https://wpde.com/news/local/woman-charged-with-felony-dui-in-deadly-highway-90-motorcycle-crash

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