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.