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March 1, 2022

Mount Pleasant, SC – James Durfee Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Wando Park Blvd

Mount Pleasant, SC (February 28, 2022) – A motorcyclist was killed following a vehicle collision in the Mount Pleasant area on Wednesday afternoon, February 23. The deadly accident was reported at around 1:30 p.m. at the 474 block of Wando Park Boulevard. 

It was revealed that a motorcyclist was involved in a crash with another vehicle near the scene. All lanes on the roadway were closed for several hours. The rider suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The deceased party was later identified as 51-year-old James Durfee. No additional information on the crash has been made public at this time. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of James Durfee at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina

Mount Pleasant, SC - James Durfee Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Wando Park Blvd

South Carolina has a higher rate of fatal motorcycle accidents than the national average. According to crash statistics, 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. Between 2011 and 2015, non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina.

The loss of a loved one is unbearable, and those closest to the victim are almost always impacted. Families often suffer significant financial losses as a result of wrongful death cases, both now and in the future, necessitating the assistance of a Mount Pleasant motorcycle accident lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Mount Pleasant Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

An experienced Mount Pleasant personal injury lawyer can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is committed to protecting your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

Call a Mount Pleasant wrongful death lawyer today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident.

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.