North Charleston, SC – Cyclist Killed in Hit-&-Run at Ashley Phosphate & Fennell Rd
North Charleston, SC (October 10, 2022) – A hit-and-run accident in the North Charleston area left a cyclist dead on Saturday, October 8.
The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of Ashley Phosphate and Fennel Roads at around 11 p.m. The victim was riding a bike when they were hit by an eastbound Toyota vehicle. The at-fault driver fled the scene.
The cyclist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional information has been provided.
An ongoing crash investigation is in the hands of local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in South Carolina
Cycling is quite popular in South Carolina, however, there is a larger risk of fatal traffic accidents for cyclists. Sadly, South Carolina tops the list of the 10 states with the worst bicycle accidents. In the state, there were 14 bicycle fatalities overall in 2010, an increase from the 11 fatalities that were reported in 2009.
Many consumers believe that by speaking with and negotiating with the insurance provider, they can swiftly resolve the problem. The relatives of the deceased loved one are not looking out for your best interests, and neither are you. Your initial communication with an insurance company should be during the claim submission process. Following that, you should see a South Carolina wrongful death lawyer.
In the event of a tragic accident, the survivor(s) of the victim has the legal right to bring a wrongful death claim. This can be done even if the incident did not result in any criminal charges. Survivors are sometimes left with unfathomable sadness as well as an interminable number of questions. A family has the right to seek compensation, even if no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a member of the family.
The lawyers at Monge & Associates will protect your fundamental rights following a fatal auto accident to make sure that you and your family are given 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 client’s needs come first, even when they pursue wrongful death actions, which are notoriously tough to win.
If a loved one passed away suddenly due to someone else’s negligence, contact a North Charleston wrongful death lawyer as soon as you can at 888-688-1924.
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.
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