Travelers Rest, SC (November 27, 2023) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Travelers Rest area claimed one person’s life. The accident occurred during the evening hours on Saturday, November 25.
According to official reports, two pedestrians were walking near the Travelers Rest High School, which is located in the 600 block of North Main Street. For unknown reasons, a car traveling through the area struck the pedestrians.
One of the victims sustained severe injuries in the crash. The victim was pronounced deceased while at the scene. The second victim was rushed to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim is able to recover quickly.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina
Fatal collisions in the United States take the lives of more than 770 people every single week. This is more than 100 people a day and over 40,000 people a year. No matter how many strict laws we have in place to protect motorists, we continue to see innocent people harmed as a result of drivers who fail to obey them.
Speeding, impairment, distractions, and failing to yield are just some of the main causes a fatal collisions reported in our state every year. These actions can have far-reaching consequences, taking the lives of innocent people nearby. Families who lose loved ones and fatal collisions are often forced to deal with financial burdens that make it incredibly difficult to move on. Having to suddenly pay tens of thousands of dollars on funeral costs and burial expenses can be unexpected and challenging. Unfortunately, families are forced to deal with this every single day in our country.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of the fatal collision, your family may be able to take legal action. Hiring a wrongful death lawyer to represent you throughout the legal process can help to ensure you are able to maximize the compensation you recover through your wrongful death lawsuit.
At Ted Greve & Associates, our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping families in this time of need by fighting for justice and fair compensation. We understand the emotional and financial toll that such a loss can have on a family, which is why our compassionate attorneys provide support and aggressive representation. While no amount of money can bring back your loved one, receiving full and fair compensation can help ease some of the burdens you may face during this difficult time. If you have lost a loved one due to another person’s actions on the road, do not hesitate to contact our skilled personal injury lawyers for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. Let us handle the legal aspect so that you can focus on healing with your family.