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October 4, 2022

Loris, SC – Kody Roach Killed in Crash with School Bus at SC-9 & Cedar Branch Rd

Loris, SC (October 3, 2022) – A driver was killed following a collision involving a Horry County school bus on Monday, October 3. The fatal crash was reported at the corner of SC-9 and Cedar Branch Road at around 6:30 a.m. 

A school bus traveling on Cedar Branch failed to yield while entering SC-9. The bus was then hit by a southbound 2011 Chevrolet Silverado. The driver of the pickup sustained fatal injuries in the accident. 

The deceased party was later identified as 37-year-old Kody Roach of Nichols. Seven students were on board the bus, but none were injured. The bus driver has been put on leave while the crash is investigated. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Kody Roach at this time.

Fatal School Bus Accidents in South Carolina

Loris, SC - Kody Roach Killed in Crash with School Bus at SC-9 & Cedar Branch Rd

According to overall statistics, school bus crashes do not happen with alarming frequency. In South Carolina during the academic year 2021–2022, there were 492 school bus crashes out of a fleet of 5,600 buses. Unfortunately, accidents still occur and frequently result in severe injuries for the victims involved. 

Our legal team does everything possible to make sure the insurance provider gets all the data they require. Our South Carolina wrongful death lawyers will look into every issue, injury, and component of the case. The right courthouse will receive a lawsuit if a suitable settlement cannot be reached via discussion. We aim for excellence and will work to win the case with the maximum recovery.

The sudden and unexpected death of a loved one is never an easy thing to deal with. The pain that accompanies this loss can be hard under any circumstances. Even still, it is sometimes extremely troublesome in situations when the death might have been avoided. This means that you will likely be suffering from even more intense distress. 

The lawyers at Monge & Associates will protect your fundamental rights after a fatal car accident to make sure that you and your family obtain justice. We will put out a lot of effort to pursue your wrongful death claim and make sure that those at fault are held liable. In this terrible moment, we want to be there for you. Our goal is to assist our clients in pursuing wrongful death lawsuits, which are notoriously challenging to win.

If a loved one passed away suddenly due to someone else’s negligence, contact a Loris wrongful death lawyer as soon as you can at 888-688-1924.

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