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August 23, 2022

West Ashley, SC – Moped Rider Hurt in Accident on I-526

West Ashley, SC (August 23, 2022) – A crash early on Tuesday morning, August 26, resulted in injuries in the West Ashley area. The accident was reported on Interstate 526 at around 6 a.m. 

Emergency responders were sent to the scene right before the Westmoreland Bridge. The area was closed for several hours until the area was cleared of related debris. The accident involved a moped. The rider was transported to the University of South Carolina for treatment. 

No further information has been provided. 

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

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Moped Crashes in South Carolina

West Ashley, SC - Moped Rider Hurt in Accident on I-526

According to crash records from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the number of fatal moped accidents in 2014’s first half was more than double that of 2013. In all, 18 of these occurred in the first half of 2014 as opposed to 7 in the same period in 2013.

Due to the state’s pleasant, mild environment, motorcycle riders are permitted to utilize the state’s roads and highways all year long. Although riding a motorcycle may be both exciting and practical, there is a chance that you could get hurt. Due to the quality of the roads in South Carolina, motorcycle riders run the danger of getting into single-vehicle accidents in addition to crashes with bigger, more powerful vehicles.

Every driver should be conscious of their need to safely share the road with motorcycle riders. However, there are still some irresponsible and dangerous drivers on the road. Motorcyclists face significant risks from defective bikes, roadwork, and other potentially dangerous road conditions, all of which raise the possibility of a collision or perhaps a fatal accident.

If you or a loved one has been wounded in a motorcycle accident, Monge & Associates will make every effort to see that you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. To be eligible for lost wages compensation, you must first submit a personal injury claim. To discuss your case with a West Ashley motorcycle accident attorney and learn how we might be able to assist you in recovering from your injuries, call us at 888-688-1924 as soon as possible.

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.