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September 27, 2022

Garden City, SC – Autumn Viar Dies, Three Hurt in Motorcycle Collision on Woodlawn Dr

Garden City, SC (September 26, 2022) – One person was killed and three others injured following a collision involving two motorcycles in Garden City on Sunday evening, September 25. 

The deadly accident was reported near the intersection of Woodlawn Drive and US-17 at around 9:40 p.m. Both motorcycles were headed north when the operator of a Harley Davidson lost control and hit the bike in front of them. Two people were riding on each bike, and all passengers were ejected due to the crash. 

The 49-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman riding the Harley were transported to a local hospital. The 51-year-old rider on the other bike was also hurt. His passenger, 36-year-old Autumn Viar of Amherst, Virginia, was killed in the crash. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Autumn Viar, at this time.  Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in South Carolina

Garden City, SC - Autumn Viar Dies, Three Hurt in Motorcycle Collision on Woodlawn Dr

There were 1,037 fatalities on South Carolina’s roads in total in 2018. Almost 65% of them were traveling in cars, trucks, or SUVs. A total of141 motorcycle riders and 165 pedestrians were killed in crashes across the state that year. Statistics show that 45% of fatal incidents included more than one vehicle.

Be sure that if you choose to cooperate with our legal team to submit a wrongful death claim, we will make every attempt to obtain compensation for you. We offer free case evaluations for the same reason—because we are aware that before filing a wrongful death claim, you want to know if you have a case. We are aware that before filing a wrongful death claim, you want to ascertain whether you have a case.

When someone dies as a direct result of the negligence, recklessness, or malice of another person or party, this is referred to as wrongful death. The “distributees” may bring a wrongful death claim on their behalf through the personal representative of the decedent’s estate. These are frequently members of the deceased person’s close relatives. Any damages that are granted as a consequence of the lawsuit may be divided among the family.

Helping families who have lost a loved one as a result of another’s negligence has always been our main priority at Monge & Associates. After a terrible tragedy, our attorneys help the surviving family members file a claim against the responsible parties in order to get reasonable monetary damages. You shouldn’t be held accountable for a family member’s passing caused by another person’s negligence.

To schedule a consultation with a Garden City motorcycle accident 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.