On Thursday morning, a motor vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian in Ravenel, South Carolina. The pedestrian accident occurred around 9 am at the intersection of Savannah Highway and Highway 165. At the scene of the crash, the victim succumbed to fatal injuries.
Traffic laws protect pedestrians, but oftentimes, motorists are unaware of the rules or are oblivious to their presence on the roads. Distracted driving, speeding, and reckless driving all contribute to the danger pedestrians face. If a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, they could incur personal injuries or potential fatalities in an accident.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident, our Columbia personal injury lawyers at Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. will protect your rights. You may schedule a free consultation by calling 803-929-3600 or 866-881-8623 or contact us online. With offices located throughout South Carolina, we serve clients in Lexington County, Richland County, Sumter County, Aiken County, Florence County, Lancaster County, York County, Orangeburg County, Kershaw County, and Newberry County, including those in the towns of Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, Chapin, Rock Hill, Aiken, Sumter, Newberry, Florence, and Spartanburg.