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September 14, 2022

Columbia, SC – Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Broad River Rd

Columbia, SC (September 13, 2022) – A pedestrian was fatally hit by a motor vehicle in Columbia on Monday night, September 12. The deadly crash was reported on Broad River Road near Omarest Drive at around 8 p.m. 

A male was traveling on foot near the scene when he was hit by an oncoming motorist. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is being managed by local authorities. 

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

Columbia, SC - Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Broad River Rd

Car crashes frequently cause serious injuries to pedestrians. Many of the 6,205 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents nationwide last year, 165 of whom were South Carolinians, were simply unable to survive the devastating injuries they sustained, leaving their families inconsolable.

Negligence is by far the most prevalent contributor to personal injuries, and this is true regardless of where the accident took place: on foot, in a vehicle, or on public or private land. People are going to get wounded no matter where carelessness is a part since it’s inevitable.

This is definitely the case for pedestrians, which is why it is essential to pay attention to your surroundings whenever you are out and about on foot and to give vehicles and drivers the benefit of the doubt whenever there is a possibility that they may not see you. The following factors have the potential to result in severe injuries or even fatalities.

At Monge & Associates, our mission has always been to assist families who have lost a loved one as a consequence of someone else’s reckless actions. After a fatal accident, our lawyers work with the remaining family members to file a claim against the negligent parties in order to get just monetary damages.

To schedule a meeting with a Columbia wrongful death attorney, call 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.