News: SCHP Trooper crashes into vehicle during Orangeburg pursuit

ORANGEBURG, SC – An SCHP Trooper crashed into a vehicle on North Road after pursuing another vehicle that ran over a pedestrian killed in an earlier crash on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

According to WCSC, South Carolina Highway Patrol had responded to a fatal pedestrian crash on North Road, near the Walmart, around 7:20 p.m. That crash was covered in an earlier post.

While investigating the crash, a vehicle drove through the crash scene and ran over the deceased pedestrian. An SCHP activated his emergency equipment and pursued the driver. The trooper than collided with a vehicle that was entering North Road from a private driveway.

Investigations into the cause of both crashes are ongoing.

It is unknown if anyone was injured in the crash between the trooper and civilian vehicle. Police did not disclose if they identified or caught up with the hit-and-run driver.

If you sustained injuries in a crash due to speeding or reckless driving, then you might be entitled to compensation to cover your medical bills and vehicle repair expenses. At Evans Moore, LLC, our South Carolina car crash attorneys will be with you every step of the way and answer any questions you have during the process. Call us today at 843-995-5000 or complete our contact form to discuss your case with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

News: NCPD officer crashed into multiple parked cars, arrested for DUI

MONCKS CORNER, SC – A North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) officer was arrested for DUI on Tuesday afternoon after he crashed into multiple parked cars and then fled the scene.

According to WCBD, a Chevrolet Silverado crashed into two parked cars and a mailbox at 7 Oaks Drive at about 2 p.m. on January 12, 2021 and then left the scene.

South Carolina Highway Patrol and Moncks Corner Police Department investigated the crash. They identified the driver as Edward Jerome Clemens Jr., an NCPD officer of five years.

Clemens was arrested for driving under the influence and fleeing the scene of a crash with property damage. He is currently booked at the Berkeley County Detention Center.

If you or a loved one were injured due to someone’s careless choice to drive under the influence, then you are likely hunting for answers, justice, and compensation. Our South Carolina DUI accident attorneys at Evans Moore are passionate about holding reckless DUI drivers accountable for their actions. Call us today at 843-995-5000 to discuss your case with an experienced attorney and determine next best steps.

News: 2 women, 5 children injured when pickup truck and train collide

GOOSE CREEK, SC – Seven people were injured, including children from the ages of 5 to 13, when a train and a pickup truck collided in Goose Creek last night.

According to WCBD, the collision occurred at US-52 and Red Bank Road at 10:35 p.m. January 9, 2021, when the driver of a GMC Sierra reportedly attempted to drive around the safety arms of a railroad crossing.

The vehicle and an Amtrak train collided, causing three people to be ejected during the accident.

Two women and five children between the ages of 5 and 13 were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Two of the children sustained life-threatening injuries in the accident. The other five victims are expected to survive their injuries.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

The experienced attorneys at Evans Moore, LLC know that each case is unique, and there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all defense. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident or have been injured because of another driver’s negligence, you do not have to face this ordeal alone. Our skilled South Carolina train accident lawyers can help you go over your case and develop a personalized strategy for moving forward. You may be entitled to compensation for expenses such as medical bills, lost wages, and so on. You can contact our skilled personal injury attorneys today at (843) 995-5000. 

News: One person dies in Greenville County rear-end collision

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC – A fatal collision occurred on Dunklin Bridge Road when a 2002 Ford SUV rear-ended a trash truck on Wednesday morning.

A 2007 Hino trash truck was sitting on traffic when the Ford rear-ended it on January 6, 2021, according to WSPA News.

Local authorities pronounced the driver of the Ford dead at the scene. The trash truck driver was not injured in the crash.

Investigations into why the Ford driver rear-ended the trash truck are ongoing.

Losing a loved one suddenly in a crash is an unfathomable loss. The weight of the loss and stress of not knowing how to deal with everything often feels crushing. Our compassionate team of South Carolina car crash lawyers at Evans Moore, LLC can handle the insurance companies and legalities while you focus on what is most important, grieving the loss of your loved one. Call us today at 843-995-5000 to discuss options on how to gain justice on behalf of your loved one.

News: Update: 33-year-old man charged in hit-and-run crash

MONCKS CORNER, SC – A 33-year-old man was charged in the hit-and-run crash that injured a child on a bicycle on Tuesday afternoon.

This is an update to an earlier post.

According to WCDB News, Nicholas Drew Myskowsky struck a child riding a bicycle on Vessey Drive near Charlesfort Way around 4:30 p.m. on January 5, 2021, and then fled the scene.

Myskowsky was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro at the time.

He was arrested Wednesday faces charges of leaving the scene of a collision with great bodily injury. Police report he is being held at Berkeley County Detention Center.

When a child is injured by a reckless driver, the driver can be held civilly liable for their actions. Was your child injured by a driver who fled the scene? A South Carolina hit-and-run accident attorney at Evans Moore, LLC knows how to fight for a favorable outcome in these types of cases. Do not wait any longer to get help. Call us today at 843-995-5000 to discuss your case with an experienced attorney.

Rodman facing misdemeanor charges after traffic mishap

Former basketball player and Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman, has been formally charged with four counts of misdemeanor offenses after being involved in an incident in June where he was accused of causing a vehicle to crash, a November 21 article of CNN stated.

Information coming from California Highway authorities revealed that the 55-year-old ex-Chicago Bulls player was suspected of driving in the wrong way on a freeway in Santa Ana. A vehicle that was in the correct lane reportedly swerved and crashed into the wall in order to prevent crashing Rodman’s vehicle. Rodman was later alleged of failing to coordinate with authorities and for driving with a suspended license. If found guilty of the charges, a maximum of two-year imprisonment awaits Rodman. Rodman was required to undergo alcohol program in the year 2000 after entering a guilty plea for driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

Many people are unfortunately at risk of suffering serious injuries when drivers become reckless while behind the wheel. However, if this happens to you, enlisting a skilled lawyer is important for you to possibly get remunerations you need for recovery. Call a Georgetown lawyer of Evans Moore, LLC today at (843) 995-5000 to learn more about your options.


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