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April 16, 2022

Walterboro, SC – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Semi-Truck on I-95

Walterboro, SC (April 15, 2022) – A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a commercial truck in Walterboro on Thursday, April 14. The deadly crash was reported on Interstate 95 near mile marker 68 at around 8 p.m. 

A pedestrian and a semi-truck were reportedly traveling in the same direction on the highway at the time of the impact. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The identity of the deceased party has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in South Carolina

Walterboro, SC - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Semi-Truck on I-95

In 2017, one pedestrian died in a traffic accident every 88 minutes in the United States, for a total of 5,977 pedestrian deaths. Year after year, the number of pedestrian deaths increases, and roads across the country are becoming increasingly dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in an accident.

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking, and those closest to the victim are almost always affected. Wrongful death cases frequently result in significant financial losses for families, necessitating the immediate and long-term assistance of a Walterboro personal injury lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that they may be entitled to compensation if a family member dies. Medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings are just a few of the losses incurred by the deceased. Families who have lost a loved one often don’t know where to turn for help in obtaining the compensation they are entitled to.

Pedestrian Crash Lawyers in Walterboro

After a loved one has died, an experienced Walterboro pedestrian accident lawyer can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers is dedicated to defending your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the best possible settlement for your claim.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, call a Walterboro wrongful death lawyer today at 678-832-0585 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case.

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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.