News: Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by driver in W Charleston
CHARLESTON, SC – A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a driver on the Savannah Highway in west Charleston late last night, according to the Charleston Police Department.
NB traffic is being diverted back SB at 2545 Savannah Highway due to an auto-pedestrian collision at that location. Dispatch received the initial call about the collision at 9:40 p.m. The pedestrian has been taken to a local hospital.#chsnews #chstrfc pic.twitter.com/oFQkAEFykq
— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) May 2, 2021
The crash occurred at 2545 Savannah Highway northbound, west of Dobbin Road, at about 9:40 p.m. May 1, after a driver collided with a pedestrian.
The victim, who was not immediately identified, was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Northbound traffic was diverted to the southbound direction as authorities investigated the crash. By 12:49 a.m., the roadway was once again clear.
While all accidents have the capacity to cause pain and suffering, those involving a pedestrian are often devastating for the victims. As pedestrians have little protection against the force of a vehicle, it is not uncommon for them to be severely injured in a collision. Contact the Evans Moore Law Firm today if you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash in the Charleston area. A South Carolina pedestrian accident lawyer can help you get justice in a difficult situation. Call the firm today at (843) 995-5000.