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June 3, 2022

Charleston, SC – Daniel Karl Ujaky Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Woodlawn Rd

Charleston, SC (June 2, 2022) – A motorcyclist was killed following a traffic accident in Charleston on Monday morning, May 30. The deadly accident was reported on E. Woodlawn Road at around 7:45 a.m. 

The fatal crash reportedly involved a Kia Sedona and a Suzuki VL800 motorcycle. When emergency responders arrived, both vehicles were damaged, and the driver and passenger of the bike were on the road. Both injured occupants of the bicycle were taken to Atrium CMC in critical condition. 

The driver of the bike, 73-year-old Daniel Karl Ujaky, later succumbed to his injuries. The other driver, Ebenezer Maltez Mendez, was also taken to a medical facility. Mendez was charged in connection with the crash. 

An ongoing investigation into the fatal motorcycle crash is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Daniel Karl Ujaky at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina

Charleston, SC - Daniel Karl Ujaky Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Woodlawn Rd

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 80% of motorcycle accidents end in death or injury. Not only that, but motorcycle riders are 27 times more likely than passengers in passenger cars to die in an accident. Wearing a helmet lowers your chance of mortality by around 37%.

A close relative’s death may have a broad range of consequences on the remainder of the family. Not only is it difficult to cope with the pain that accompanies such a loss, but a death in the family may also lead to financial difficulties. For most individuals, dealing with a loved one’s last costs is an unanticipated difficulty.

An experienced vehicle accident attorney can assist you in weighing your options and filing a wrongful death case. Our lawyers fight for the restitution you and your family deserve after an irresponsible driver kills a loved one. Monge & Associates is committed to protecting your fundamental rights so that surviving family members may pursue justice. By holding the guilty party accountable, our lawyers will guarantee that you get proper compensation for your case.

If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident, contact an experienced Charlotte wrongful death attorney as soon as possible 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. 

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