Hilton Head Island, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Spanish Wells Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC (April 18, 2022) – A pedestrian crash on Sunday night, April 17, in Hilton Head Island left one person dead. The fatal accident was reported on Spanish Wells Road at around 7:05 p.m.
A pedestrian was reportedly traveling eastbound on the roadway when they were hit by a 2016 Chevrolet sedan. The injured party suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly pedestrian crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
South Carolina Deadly Pedestrian Crashes
In 2017, one pedestrian was killed in a car crash every 88 minutes in the United States, for a total of 5,977 pedestrian deaths. Year after year, the number of pedestrian deaths increases, and roads across the country are becoming increasingly dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in an accident.
It’s devastating to lose a loved one, and those closest to the victim are almost always affected. Families often suffer significant financial losses as a result of wrongful death cases, necessitating the immediate and long-term assistance of a Hilton Head Island personal injury lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.
Wrongful Death Attorneys in Hilton Head Island
An experienced Hilton Head Island pedestrian accident lawyer can explain your rights and guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers are committed to defending your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.
Call a Hilton Head Island wrongful death lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal 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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