Rock Hill, SC – Rider Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Lesslie Hwy
Rock Hill, SC (August 8, 2022) – A motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Rock Hill area on Sunday, August 7.
The rider of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was traveling on Lesslie Highway when they collided with a Ford pickup truck at around 3:30 p.m. The rider was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The driver of the truck and a 10-year-old passenger in the pickup were hospitalized for treatment. No further information has been released at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina
In 2010, there were 1,819 motorcycle accidents, which is an increase of 5.8 percent compared to the previous year. These accidents resulted in 1,984 people being injured and 81 people losing their lives. The typical age of a motorcyclist who is killed or injured in an accident in South Carolina is 41 years old. Motorcycle accidents are responsible for 7.7 percent of all deaths that occur in traffic.
When someone dies because of the carelessness, recklessness, or intentional actions of another person, their family members or legal representatives have a certain amount of time from the date of death to file a wrongful death claim with the state. The evaluation of damages, which are to be given to the beneficiaries in proportion to the harm caused by the unfortunate death, may be made easier with the assistance of lawyers who specialize in wrongful death cases. In cases of wrongful death, the lawyers representing the deceased’s beneficiaries are required to show evidence to support the sought amount of damages. These damages are then distributed among the beneficiaries in the proportions specified by the judgment.
In order to ensure that you and your loved ones get the compensation you are due, the attorneys at Monge & Associates will tenaciously protect your fundamental rights. We will use every effort to see that those responsible for the horrible murders are brought to justice. Call a Rock Hill motorcycle crash attorney at 888-688-1924 as soon as you can if a loved one has died suddenly as a result of another person’s negligence.
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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