Beaufort, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Vehicle on Broad River Rd

Beaufort, SC - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Vehicle on Broad River Rd

Beaufort, SC (January 2, 2023) – A Sunday morning crash in Beaufort resulted in the death of a pedestrian on January 1. 

At around 12:30 a.m., a pedestrian was traveling on Broad River Road when they were hit by a westbound motor vehicle. The crash left the pedestrian with fatal injuries, and the victim was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

The identity of the deceased party has not been made public at this time. No further information has been provided. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

Beaufort, SC - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Vehicle on Broad River Rd

South Carolina ranked second in the country in terms of the number of pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people in 2020. That year, the state recorded a total of 187 pedestrian fatalities or approximately 18% of all road fatalities. The number of pedestrian fatalities increased by 4% from 2019 to 2020 across the country, showing that fatal pedestrian accidents are affecting more and more people. 

According to South Carolina law, wrongful death cases may be filed when a negligent or reckless act results in death, or if the deceased would have been entitled to compensation for their injuries if they had survived the accident. The loss of a loved one cannot be compensated for or replaced by money, but a wrongful death claim can still help to alleviate some of the burdens faced by the surviving family members. 

A monetary settlement can provide much-needed financial support for family members who have lost a breadwinner or homemaker or who are struggling to move on after losing an important person in their life due to someone else’s negligence, as well as help pay for medical expenses, and funeral and burial costs. You need an accomplished lawyer in order to make sure justice is served. 

The lawyers at Monge & Associates will take all necessary steps to safeguard your fundamental rights in order to ensure that you and your family obtain justice. We give every wrongful death case we accept our undivided attention. In order to ensure that the liable party is held accountable and that families can receive reasonable compensation when another person’s negligence caused a fatal crash, our legal team will prioritize your demands to obtain justice.

If a loved one passed away suddenly as a result of someone else’s negligence, contact a Beaufort wrongful death lawyer at 888-688-1924.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.

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