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July 26, 2022

North Charleston, SC – Update: James Fields Dies in Hit-&-Run at I-26 & Montague Ave

North Charleston, SC (July 25, 2022) – The man who was killed after falling off his motorcycle in North Charleston has been identified by local authorities. 

On Friday morning, July 22, 54-year-old James Fields was riding a motorcycle on Interstate 26. At around 12:13 a.m. Fields fell off the motorcycle near Montague Avenue. He was hit by a driver who fled the scene. 

Fields suffered fatal injuries and was later found dead by emergency personnel. The identity of the at-fault motorist has not been discovered. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is in progress. 

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

Fatal Motorcycle Crashes in South Carolina

North Charleston, SC - Update: James Fields Dies in Hit-&-Run at I-26 & Montague Ave

There were 1,819 motorcycle accidents in 2010, representing a 5.8 percent increase when compared to the previous year. As a direct consequence of motorcycle crashes that year, there were a total of 1,984 persons wounded and 81 people killed. In the state of South Carolina, the average age of a motorcyclist who is either killed or wounded as a result of an accident is 41 years old.

We are mindful of the emotional toll that losing a loved one may take, especially when that loss was brought on by someone else’s negligence. You could be entitled to financial recompense if someone you care about died as a result of someone else’s carelessness. You need the aid of a skilled personal injury attorney to properly prosecute your claim since there are several different sorts of damages that you may fight for in a wrongful death lawsuit.

The mission of Monge & Associates is to aid families who have lost a loved one because of the carelessness of another driver on the road. After a horrific event, our attorneys help the surviving family members file a claim against the negligent parties in order to get just financial compensation for the victims. Contact a North Charleston motorcycle accident lawyer online or by phone at 888-688-1924 if the death of a loved one was caused by the carelessness of another individual.

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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