Columbia, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Toyota SUV at Shop Rd & Mauney Ct
Columbia, SC (September 30, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed following a traffic accident in the Columbia area on Thursday morning, September 29.
The collision was reported at around 5:45 a.m. near the intersection of Shop Road and Mauney Court. It was reported that a 2007 Toyota SUV was headed southbound on Shop Road as a pedestrian was crossing the roadway. The driver hit the pedestrian. The injured party suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the deceased has not been revealed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly pedestrian accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in South Carolina
According to a 2019 study by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, South Carolina is the sixth-worst state for pedestrians killed in car accidents. The results are predicated on early data from the first half of 2018. According to the study, there are 1.46 pedestrian fatalities in traffic accidents for every 100,000 people in South Carolina.
The family of the deceased has the right to seek compensation for the income that their loved one would have brought into the household had their life not been cut short in such a cruel manner, therefore damages for wrongful death may be quite large. Make sure to work with one of our highly skilled attorneys who have the knowledge to support you in your claim for full and fair compensation from the person who brought about your loved one’s untimely passing.
In reality, the majority of wrongful death cases are resolved by an out-of-court settlement that compensates surviving family members for their loss. A settlement offer will be made by the party that caused the harm or, more usually, the insurance provider for that party.
The lawyers at Monge & Associates will protect your fundamental rights following a fatal auto accident to make sure that you and your family are given justice. We will put out a lot of effort to pursue your wrongful death claim and make sure that those at fault are held liable. In this terrible moment, we want to be there for you. We are here to assist our clients as they pursue wrongful death actions, which are notoriously challenging to win.
If a loved one passed away unexpectedly as a consequence of someone else’s negligence, contact a Columbia wrongful death lawyer as soon as you can 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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