Taylors, SC – Mark Dodd Hurt in Motorcycle Hit-&-Run on W Lee Rd
Taylors, SC (February 23, 2022) – A motorcyclist was injured after being involved in a hit-and-run accident in Taylors on Saturday night, February 19. The crash was reported on W. Lee Road at around 5:33 p.m.
It was reported that Matt Dodd was riding a Harley Davidson trike on the roadway when he was hit from behind. The unknown vehicle sped away from the scene. Dodd was thrown from his bike and sustained serious injuries to the head.
Dodd was transported to a local hospital for treatment. At this time, local authorities are seeking information regarding the at-fault motorist.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with Mark Dodd and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina
The rate of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina is higher than the national average. 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, according to crash statistics. Non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73% of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina between 2011 and 2015.
Every day, motorcyclists are injured or killed in car accidents in South Carolina. The number of fatal motorcycle accidents in the United States is on the rise. Not only are motorcycle riders more likely to suffer serious injuries, but most motorists fail to keep an eye out for them. As a result, the number of fatal motorcycle accidents has risen throughout the state. In fact, contrary to popular belief, the majority of motorcycle accidents in South Carolina are caused by inattentive drivers who fail to share the road safely with motorcycles.
Motorcycle Crash Attorneys in Taylors
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, the Taylors motorcycle accident lawyers at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. To recover lost compensation, the first step toward rehabilitation is to file a personal injury claim. We’ll assist you in putting together a strong claim to recoup your accident-related losses. Our Taylors personal injury attorneys have fought for the legal rights of motorcycle accident victims and their families for many years, and we can use that experience to assist you with your personal injury claim.
Call us right away at 800-421-0174 to speak with a Taylors car accident lawyer about your case and learn how we can assist you in recovering from your injuries.
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