Conway Teen Kills One in Crash

An 18-year-old Conway resident is currently being charged with a ” felony drunken driving” for an accident that resulted in the death of 52-year old Columbia resident.

Accordingly, the police report states that the teen was driving while intoxicated, and subsequently collided with a van ” head-on.” The impact of the collision took the life of the passenger riding in the van. The teen was driving his SUV, when he crossed over the grass median of Highway 17. The van was stated to have been carrying 6 people. Both vehicles were overturned.

The passenger was reported to of not had his safety belt on. The teen has since been charged with two counts of felony driving under the influence, one for the death of the 52-year-old and the other for great bodily injury. The crash shut down the southbound traffic lanes for several hours.

The Rock Hill Wrongful Death Attorneys

There is no greater loss than losing a loved one, but it is especially hard when you don’t have any warning. Someone else’s negligence can change your life forever in a fatal accident. We are experienced wrongful death attorneys and are here to help get you through this nightmare and find those answers. We represent and protect those left behind. Please contact the wrongful death attorneys at Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower and let us evaluate your claim. Call us at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free and speak with one of our experienced attorneys.

Family Injured by Tractor on SC 324 in York County

Two Rock Hill residents were severely injured Monday morning after a tractor accident involving a power pole.  For the son, the injury ended in fatality, and the father was seriously burned.

The York County emergency officials state that the 31-year-old son was killed after the tractor collided with the power pole on S.C. Highway 324. The family reported that the fathered was burned, as he tried to push his only son out-of-the-way of the machine.

The father, a Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star recipient was flown to the burn center in Augusta, Georgia with burns to his arms, legs, and left side.

The is currently an investigation being conducted by Duke Energy into this matter.

The Wrongful Death Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower

There is no greater loss than losing a loved one, but it is especially hard when you don’t have any warning. Someone else’s negligence can change your life forever in a fatal accident. We are experienced wrongful death attorneys and are here to help get you through this nightmare and find those answers. We represent and protect those left behind.We can investigate all aspects of the death and hold all parties accountable for your loss. Call us today and speak directly with one of our lawyers at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.

 

Single Car Accident Kills-Rock Hill Wrongful Death Attorneys

Monday afternoon was grim for one individual who lost their life in a single-car accident.

The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m., near the Burns Ford Car Dealership, on 2001 Highway 521. The single-car accident took the life of an 18-year-old Heath Spring resident.

The victim was driving a 1997 Honda Accord, when the car ran off the side of the road and struck a tree. The victim was reported to have been wearing his seatbelt, but was nevertheless pronounced dead at the scene. As of now, there is no detail given as to why the victim’s car swerved off-road.

The Wrongful Death Attorneys at Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower,LLP

It is very frightening to be involved in a car accident, or have someone you know and love be involved in one. Often times in serious car accidents, a person looses their life. In the event that this may have happened to you, or someone you love, please call the Wrongful Death Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower. Let us hear your side of the story and evaluate your claim. Our seasoned litigators are ready, willing, and able to fight for your case. Call us today and speak directly with one of our lawyers at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.

Rock Hill Pedestrian Killed In Car Accident

A Rock Hill resident was killed late Wednesday night, when she was hit by a car while crossing Heckle Boulevard and McCullough Street. Upon investigation, it was reported that it was the pedestrian who failed to yield to the vehicle crossing the street. The two roads were closed down, but have since been reopened.

Furthermore, the investigative report stated that the woman was also intoxicated at the time of the accident. She was swiftly transported to Piedmont Medical Center, where she unfortunately passed away.

The South Carolina Wrongful Death Attorneys

Wrongful death actions are typically brought by the estate of the deceased, or by a surviving spouse, child or parent. Each state is different on what they consider to be a ” wrongful death accident.” In the state of South Carolina, a wrongful death action can be brought in the following circumstances: medical mistakes;car, airplane, truck, and motorcycle accidents; criminal attacks; work related exposure to dangerous conditions or substances; and death during a supervised activity.

If you have experienced the death of a loved one, and feel that death was unjust due to one of the aforementioned activities, please contact the Wrongful Death Attorneys at Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower, LLP and let us evaluate your claim. We are ready, willing, and able to hear your side of the story, on behalf of your loved one.Call us today and speak directly with one of our lawyers at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.

Councilman Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit For Four-Car Crash–SC Accident Attorneys

A SC Councilman has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit surrounding a 201o ca accident that killed a 70-year-old woman.

The woman driver was struck by four vehicles on November 4, 2010.  The driver of the first car that collided with the woman’s vehicle has pleaded guilty for driving under the influence.  The Councilman’s vehicle was the second car to hit; however, he argues that he tried to swerve and is not responsible for the woman’s death.  This argument is further echoed by the Councilman’s attorney.

According to the Coroner, it was impossible to determine which of the four vehicles were responsible for the woman’s fatal injuries.

The Councilman is being sued for over $5 million.

South Carolina Car Accident Attorneys

If the unthinkable happens in your life, call the experienced car attorneys of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP. Our seasoned litigators have over 75 years combined trial experience. Our team of personal injury attorneys include former insurance defense lawyers, a former Registered Nurse (RN), and former criminal prosecutor. We can investigate all aspects of a serious accident and hold all parties accountable for your loss. Call us today and speak directly with one of our lawyers at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll free. We have offices in Charlotte and throughout South Carolina. We would be honored to have an opportunity to help you and your family get through this most difficult time in your lives.