Man Killed in Great Falls South Carolina in While Walking

A 43-year-old man was killed last month in Great Falls, SC after he was hit by a car while walking along S.C. 99, according to authorities.  A motorist discovered the body around 6:30 a.m. and alerted authorities.

He was pronounced dead at the scene from head injuries by the Chester County Deputy Coroner.  The driver was not apprehended, but this person could face felony hit-and-run charges.

Death can occur in an instant. Oftentimes, you don’t even get to say goodbye. Your world has just stopped, but everything seems to be happening all at once. You are devastated and don’t know what to do or where to turn. You have many questions but very few answers. People are asking you to make so many decisions when you are still trying to figure out what happened.

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 after 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.

The trial attorneys of Reeves Aiken & Hightower LLP, are experienced wrongful death accident lawyers. They know the intricacies involved in these cases.  As a former Registered Nurse (RN) working in intensive care, attorney Robert J. Reeves understands complex anatomy and physiology and can explain trauma and autopsy findings. As former insurance defense attorneys, both Mr. Reeves and attorney Tyler Burns know what to look for,  and how to prepare for trial. We welcome the opportunity to sit down and personally discuss your case. Call us today for a private consultation.  Call our Fort Mill office at 803-548-4444 or toll-free at 877-374-5999.

South Carolina Car Accident near Rock Hill Left Two Dead

Two Kershaw residents were killed over the weekend when they were involved in a crash that ended in fatality. According to the police report, a Kershaw mother and her child were travelling southbound on U.S. 1, while a pick up truck was travelling in the opposite direction.

The mother, who was 23-years-old, and her 2-year-old daughter were apparently driving a Camry sedan, when the truck driving in the opposite direction crossed over the center line and hit the mother and her child head on.

The truck driver was also a Kershaw resident, age 36, and was driving his Dodge pickup truck at the time of the accident.

Unfortunately, the young mother, as well as the passenger in the Dodge Truck both lost their lives due to the accident. However, the light at the end of the tunnel is that the 2-year-old child was strapped safely in her car seat, and survived the accident unscathed.

The accident is still currently under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

 

Studies conducted in 2010 revealed that 4,280 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 70,000 were injured in traffic crashes in the U.S.  On average, a pedestrian was killed every 2 hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic collisions.  Road safety is a responsibility for all road users, drivers and pedestrians alike.  However, pedestrians can take extra precautions to ensure that the inherent vulnerability of walking around motor vehicles can be mitigated as much as possible.  If you are a pedestrian traveler, be sure stay visible to drivers by wearing bight and/or reflective clothing and carrying a flashlight.  Walk and stand clear of buses, hedges, parked vehicles, and other hazards before crossing.  

 When you or someone you love has been involved in a serious accident, the Personal Injury Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower can be there to assist you on your path to recovery.  We can investigate all aspects of the 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.  

Single-Car Accident Kills One

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports that a man was killed last month in a single-car accident, in which he was the passenger. The location of the accident was York, South Carolina.

The Troopers reported that the driver suddenly lost control of the truck and crashed it along Harrisburg Road, near McAlpine Circle. Both the driver and passenger were taken to the nearby hospital, but only the driver recovered. The passenger/victim sadly lost his life.

Currently, troopers are still investigating the accident.

The Rock Hill Wrongful Death Attorneys

In the State of South Carolina, wrongful death cases can arise from the following: fatal automobile accidents; bicycle and pedestrian accidents; trucking accidents; motorcycle accidents; nursing home abuse or neglect; and lastly, for on the job injuries.

The attorneys of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP, are experienced wrongful death accident lawyers. They know the intricacies involved in these cases. We welcome the opportunity to sit down and personally discuss your case. Call us today for a private consultation at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free. Hire the best wrongful death attorneys with whom you have the most confidence in.

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.