Lancaster, SC – Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Pickup at Douglas Rd & Sims Dr
Lancaster, SC (September 15, 2022) – A two-vehicle collision in Lancaster on Wednesday, September 14, resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. The fatal crash was reported at the corner of Douglass Road and Sims Drive at around 3:43 p.m.
The driver of a pickup truck was traveling on Douglas Road when they made a left turn into a private driveway. The driver collided with a Honda motorcycle while making the turn. The rider sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead.
No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing crash investigation is in the hands of local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina
Although riding a motorbike may be exciting and entertaining, it’s also necessary to be aware of the hazards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drivers of passenger vehicles have a fatal collision risk that is 28 times lower than that of motorcyclists. There are more than115,000 individuals in the state registered to ride motorcycles.
Similar to demonstrating a personal injury, proving a wrongful death occurs. It must be demonstrated in a personal injury case that the defendant was negligent, careless, or intentionally acting when the victim’s injuries were finally caused. The only difference is that you must demonstrate that the action led to the victim’s death in a wrongful death claim. Another significant distinction is that in a wrongful death action, the damages are computed according to the losses the decedent’s beneficiaries endured as a result of their loss and are paid out directly to the beneficiaries.
After a deadly auto accident, the attorneys at Monge & Associates will defend your fundamental rights to ensure that you and your family receive justice. We will try our best to pursue your wrongful death lawsuit to ensure that those responsible are held accountable and brought to justice. Despite the fact that wrongful death cases are frequently difficult to win, we want to be there for you during this difficult time.
Call a Lancaster motorcycle accident lawyer at 888-688-1924 as soon as you can if a loved one died unexpectedly as a result of another person’s carelessness.
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