Spartanburg, SC – Moped Rider Dies in Crash at SC-101 & Greenpond Rd
Spartanburg, SC (December 29, 2021) – A moped rider was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Spartanburg on Wednesday morning, December 29. The deadly accident was reported at 6:37 a.m. near the intersection of SC-101 and Greenpond Road.
The moped driver was headed southbound on the highway when they were struck from behind by the semi. The impact caused the rider to be ejected from the bike. The victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported in the crash. The identity of the deceased victim has not been disclosed.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Moped Crashes in South Carolina
Between 2011 and 2015, non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73% of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina. According to crash statistics, motorcycle riders are nearly 27 times more likely to be killed in a car accident, with nearly 80% of motorcycle accidents resulting in death or serious injury. South Carolina has a higher rate of fatal motorcycle accidents than the national average.
If a loved one was killed in a car accident, you should file a wrongful death claim. A number of complicated rules govern these claims, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. When the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death, a wrongful death lawsuit is an option. A representative of the deceased should file the claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence with the help of a Spartanburg motorcycle accident lawyer.
Moped Accident Lawyers in Spartanburg
Monge & Associates is committed to fully compensating families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful acts of others. Regardless of the nature of your claim, a wrongful death lawyer will walk you through the entire legal process. After a fatal accident, our Spartanburg personal injury attorneys want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve while also holding the negligent party accountable.
Call a Spartanburg wrongful death lawyer at 678-832-0585 if you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence.
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