Bicycling Accidents

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“Negligence” in South Carolina

The central idea behind the theory of negligence is that people must exercise reasonable care when they act (any activity from driving your car to laying asphalt).  This takes into account the fact that any act may cause the harm of another person.  If an injured person proves that another person ac [...]

SC Man Charged with a DUI and Leaving the Scene of an Accident

A little after 8:00 p.m. on Monday night, two people were riding their bicycles down a South Carolina country road, when they were abruptly confronted by a speeding vehicle. The 45-year-old defendant was traveling east on Bay Road, when he rammed his Honda sedan into two pedestrians riding on their [...]

August 14th, 2013|Bicycling Accidents, DUI & DWI|

Man Hit by Amtrak Train in Concord, NC

An Amtrak train had to make an unexpected and sudden stop on Sunday night.  The train, which departed for Raleigh at 5:15 from near Charlotte, struck a man trespassing on the tracks.  The accident occurred just outside of Kannapolis in Concord, NC, according to Amtrak reports.  Amtrak also stated th [...]

Charlotte High School Student Struck and Killed on Bicycle

A Myers Park High School student is dead after tragically being hit and killed while riding his bike to school Tuesday morning. According to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police, the 14-year-old freshman was riding on the sidewalk when he lost control from swerving to avoid trashcans. He was struck just bef [...]

December 20th, 2012|Bicycling Accidents, Car Accidents, Wrongful Death|

Bicyclist Hospitalized After Being Struck by Elderly Driver

A 57-year-old bicyclist is hospitalized after he was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning on N.C. Highway 8. According to reports, the man was in stable condition Thursday at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. The accident happened around 10:16 a.m. when man was riding his bicycle o [...]

November 29th, 2012|Bicycling Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|