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May 17, 2022

Garden City, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Hit at US-17 BUS & Tadlock Dr

Garden City, SC (May 16, 2022) – A pedestrian lost their life after being struck by a motor vehicle in Garden City on Sunday evening, May 15. The crash was reported at the intersection of US-17 Business and Tadlock Drive at around 8:36 p.m. 

It was reported that a 2008 Volvo SUV was traveling northbound when the driver hit a pedestrian. The victim was crossing the road at the time of impact. The injured party was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. 

The driver of the Volvo was not injured in the accident. The identity of the injured pedestrian has not been disclosed at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation. 

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

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

Garden City, SC - Pedestrian Fatally Hit at US-17 BUS & Tadlock Dr

In the United States in 2012, around 5,000 pedestrians were killed and another 76,000 were wounded, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pedestrians in South Carolina are also at grave risk. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, South Carolina is the third most dangerous state for pedestrians in the US.

It may be heartbreaking to lose a family member because of someone else’s negligence. Relatives who survive are typically left with emotional scars as well as significant financial commitments. Those who have suffered a tragic death may file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek recompense. Wrongful death lawsuits are unique in that they are not concerned with the dead person’s injuries, and these cases are a separate cause of action brought to obtain damages for the harm caused to the surviving family by the victim’s death.

An expert vehicle accident lawyer can help you evaluate your choices and file a wrongful death lawsuit. When a member of the family is killed by a careless motorist, our attorneys fight for the recompense you deserve. Monge & Associates is dedicated to upholding your fundamental rights so that your lost loved one might get justice. Our attorneys will fight to ensure that you get just compensation for your case by bringing the responsible party accountable.

Call an expert Garden City wrongful death lawyer right now at 888-688-1924 to explore your case if you have lost a family member in a terrible accident.

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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