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December 17, 2021

Loris, SC – Moped Rider Dies in Collision at Dogwood Rd & SC-9

Loris, SC (December 16, 2021) – A traffic accident in Loris involving a moped and a dump truck on Thursday, December 16, left one person deceased. At around 8 p.m., the fatal collision took place at the intersection of Dogwood Road and SC-9. 

A man riding a moped reportedly crashed into a dump truck near the crossroads. Paramedics were called to the scene to assist the injured parties. The rider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased victim was not included in the initial reports. 

An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local authorities, and more information will be provided as it continues. 

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

Fatal Moped Accidents in South Carolina

Loris, SC - Moped Rider Dies in Collision at Dogwood Rd & SC-9

Non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina between 2011 and 2015. Motorcycle riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a car accident, with nearly 80 percent of motorcycle accidents resulting in death or serious injury, according to crash statistics. South Carolina has a higher rate of fatal motorcycle accidents than the national average.

Every day, motorcyclists are injured or killed in car accidents in South Carolina. The number of fatal motorcycle accidents is on the rise across the United States. Not only are riders more likely to sustain serious injuries, but most motorists fail to keep an eye out for motorcyclists who share the road safely. As a result, there has been an increase in fatal motorcycle collisions across the state. In fact, contrary to popular belief, reckless drivers who fail to safely share the road with motorcyclists are to blame for the majority of motorcycle accidents in South Carolina.

Moped Crash Attorneys in Loris

Monge & Associates’ team of Loris motorcycle accident lawyers will fight to get you fair compensation if you’ve been injured in a collision. Filing a personal injury claim to recover lost compensation is the first step toward recovery. We will assist you in constructing a strong claim to recover lost damages as a result of the accident. Our experienced legal team of Loris personal injury lawyers has fought for the legal rights of motorcycle accident victims and their families for many years, and we can put our years of experience to work for you in your personal injury claim.

Call us today at 678-832-0585 to speak with a Loris wrongful death lawyer about your case and see how we can assist you in recovering from your injuries.

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.