West Ashley, SC – Two Killed, Two Hurt in Motorcycle Crash at Magwood Dr & Charlie Hall Blvd
West Ashley, SC (December 27, 2021) – On Sunday night, December 26, two people were killed and two others injured following an accident involving two motorcycles and another vehicle in West Ashley. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of Magwood Drive and Charlie Hall Boulevard at around 6:30 p.m.
Two motorcycles and another vehicle reportedly collided at the scene. A man and woman riding one of the motorcycles sustained fatal injuries in the accident. The operator of the second motorcycle and the other driver were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. At this time, the identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in South Carolina
Between 2011 and 2015, non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73 percent 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 percent of motorcycle accidents resulting in death or serious injury. South Carolina has a higher than average rate of fatal motorcycle accidents.
Every day, motorcyclists are injured or killed in car accidents in South Carolina. The number of fatal motorcycle accidents is on the rise across the United States. Not only are riders more likely to sustain serious injuries, but most motorists fail to keep an eye out for motorcyclists who share the road safely. As a result, there has been an increase in fatal motorcycle collisions across the state. In fact, contrary to popular belief, reckless drivers who fail to safely share the road with motorcyclists are to blame for the majority of motorcycle accidents in South Carolina.
Motorcycle Crash Lawyers in West Ashley
The team of West Ashley motorcycle accident lawyers at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers will fight to get you fair compensation if you’ve been injured in a collision. Filing a personal injury claim to recover lost compensation is the first step toward recovery. We will assist you in constructing a strong claim to recover lost damages as a result of the accident. Our experienced legal team of West Ashley personal injury lawyers has fought for the legal rights of motorcycle accident victims and their families for many years, and we can put our years of experience to work for you in your personal injury claim.
Call us today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a West Ashley wrongful death lawyer about your case and see how we can assist you in recovering from your injuries.
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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