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December 6, 2021

Longs, SC – Pedestrian Injured in Crash at SC-9 & Harvest Moon Dr

Longs, SC (December 6, 2021) – An auto-pedestrian accident in the Longs area on Monday morning, December 6, left one person seriously injured. The collision was reported at the crossing of SC-9 and Harvest Moon Drive at around 6:49 a.m. 

A pedestrian was reportedly walking at the intersection when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured party. The wounded pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The identity of the victim has not been revealed at this time. It is unknown if the driver remained at the scene. 

Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Crashes in South Carolina

Longs, SC - Pedestrian Injured in Crash at SC-9 & Harvest Moon Dr

In the United States, pedestrian fatalities are on the rise, with a nearly 10% increase in 2015. In the event of a car accident, a pedestrian has little protection, which means they are more likely to suffer life-threatening injuries. In 2015, there were 5,376 pedestrian fatalities in the United States. A pedestrian was killed every 1.6 hours on average across the country that year, with a pedestrian injury every 7.5 minutes.

A pedestrian is at a significant disadvantage in a collision with a motor vehicle and is more likely to suffer life-threatening injuries. As a result, pedestrian fatalities have increased significantly across the country. Pedestrians, unlike car passengers, are subjected to the full force of a collision. It’s possible that the injuries sustained will be fatal as a result of this. Pedestrians must be given the right of way and drivers must share the road with them. If they fail to do so, they may be held liable under state law. After being struck by a careless driver, a pedestrian injury lawyer in Longs can help you seek financial compensation for your injuries.

Longs Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Thousands of pedestrians are injured each year across the state and require legal assistance, despite the fact that few people expect to be seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. After an accident, many injured parties are unsure of how to seek compensation for their injuries, which is why consulting with a Longs personal injury lawyer is recommended. Monge & Associates is committed to helping you get the justice you deserve, and we believe that accident victims are entitled to full compensation.

To speak with a knowledgeable lawyer about your case, call our offices today at 678-832-0585.

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.