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November 16, 2022

Hilton Head, SC – Ridgeland Man Dies in Hit-&-Run at US-278 & Wild Horse Rd

Hilton Head, SC (November 16, 2022) – A Ridgeland man was killed after a hit-and-run accident in the Hilton Head area on Tuesday, November 15. 

The fatal accident took place at the corner of US-278 and Wild Horse Road at around 6:44 p.m. It was reported that a 52-year-old Ridgeland man was attempting to cross the highway when he was hit by an eastbound motor vehicle. The driver fled the scene. 

The injured pedestrian was taken to Hilton Head Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the deceased has not been revealed at this time. 

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

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

Fatal Hit-&-Run Crashes in South Carolina

Hilton Head, SC - Ridgeland Man Dies in Hit-&-Run at US-278 & Wild Horse Rd

According to the data, hit-and-run fatality rates are rising rapidly along with general accident rates across the country. In 2015, there were 737,100 reported hit-and-run crashes nationwide.  This means that somewhere in the United States a hit-and-run accident occurs every 43 seconds.

The uneasiness you already have after the loss of a family member is only increased by the knowledge that your loved one would still be with you if it weren’t for someone else’s carelessness. In addition to everything else you are going through, the remaining family members may face financial difficulties due to medical expenses, missed income, and other connected costs. The at-fault party should be held accountable for their role in a deadly accident. 

It is never easy to deal with a loved one’s unexpected death, and our lawyers understand that dealing with a sudden loss is difficult under any circumstance. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can help you get back on the path toward recovery following the death of a loved one.

In order for you and your family to receive justice, the legal team at Monge & Associates will make every effort to defend your fundamental rights. Our attorneys will pursue your wrongful death claim tenaciously and ensure that those at fault are made to answer for their actions. Always putting the requirements of our clients first, we make sure that the wrongdoer is made to answer for their actions.

Call a Hilton Head wrongful death attorney at 888-688-1924 if a loved one died unexpectedly as a result of someone else’s carelessness.

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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