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April 23, 2022

Winnsboro, SC – Motorcyclist Killed in Collision at 8th & Poplar St

Winnsboro, SC (April 23, 2022) – A motorcyclist was killed following a car accident in the Winnsboro area on Friday night, April 22. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of 8th and Poplar Streets at around 8 p.m. 

It was reported that the operator of a KTM motorcycle was traveling northbound. The rider was hit by a 2007 Ford Focus. The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead. 

The Columbia man driving the Ford and an 18-year-old passenger were also injured. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the fatal accident is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

South Carolina Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

Winnsboro, SC - Motorcyclist Killed in Collision at 8th & Poplar St

South Carolina has a higher rate of fatal motorcycle accidents than the national average. 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. Between 2011 and 2015, non-helmeted riders were involved in nearly 73 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents in South Carolina.

It’s devastating to lose a loved one, and those closest to the victim are almost always affected. Families often suffer significant financial losses as a result of wrongful death cases, necessitating the immediate and long-term assistance of a Winnsboro personal injury lawyer. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that if a family member dies, they may be entitled to compensation. The deceased’s losses include medical bills, burial costs, and lost future earnings, to name a few. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for assistance in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled. 

Motorcycle Crash Lawyers Attorneys

An experienced Winnsboro motorcycle accident lawyer can explain your rights and walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve after a loved one has died. Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers are committed to defending your legal rights and ensuring that justice is served for your deceased loved one by holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the most favorable settlement for your claim.

Call a Winnsboro wrongful death lawyer today at 888-688-1924 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident.

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.