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April 1, 2022

Charleston, SC – Motorcyclist Dies in Collision with Stalled Car on I-26

Charleston, SC (March 31, 2022) – On Tuesday morning, March 29, a motorcyclist was killed following a traffic accident in Charleston. The deadly crash was reported on Interstate 26 near mile marker 216 at around 2:10 a.m. 

It was reported that a man riding a Harley Davidson was traveling on the highway when he was hit by a stalled Cadillac on the road. The impact caused the rider to be ejected from the bike, and the victim suffered fatal injuries. At this time, no additional information on the fatal accident has been revealed. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway. 

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

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina

Charleston, SC - Motorcyclist Dies in Collision with Stalled Car on I-26

South Carolina has a higher than average rate of fatal motorcycle accidents. Motorcycle riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a car accident, with nearly 80% of motorcycle accidents resulting in death or serious injury, according to crash statistics. Non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73% of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina between 2011 and 2015.

If a loved one was killed in an accident, you should file a wrongful death claim. A number of complicated rules govern these claims, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. When the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death, a wrongful death lawsuit is an option. A representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence with the help of a Charleston personal accident lawyer.

Motorcycle Crash Attorneys in Charleston

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one as a result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing. Regardless of the nature of your claim, a Charleston motorcycle accident lawyer will walk you through the entire legal process. After a fatal accident, our attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve while also holding the responsible party accountable.

Call a Charleston wrongful death lawyer at 678-832-0585 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

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.