A fatal hit and run wreck occurred in Sumter County, South Carolina that involved a tractor-trailer and a motorcycle. Around 8:30 pm, on Sunday night, the accident took place at the intersection of US 378 and SC 527 when a motorcycle and tractor-trailer collided. Upon impact, the motorcyclist succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene of the hit and run wreck. The tractor-trailer left the crash site immediately afterward and no information about the vehicle is available.
Engaging in a hit and run accident may bring serious consequences for the driver who flees. No matter which driver is at-fault, fleeing the scene still qualifies as a hit and run accident. Individuals who leave the scene of the accident may face criminal and civil charges that range in severity.
If you or your loved ones became injured in a hit and run accident, our South Carolina truck accident lawyers at Chappell, Chappell and Newman. will strive to bring you justice. To schedule a free consultation, call us today or contact us online. We serve clients throughout South Carolina in the following counties, Lexington County, Richland County, Sumter County, Aiken County, Florence County, Lancaster County, York County, Orangeburg County, Kershaw County, Newberry County, and in the municipalities of Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, Chapin, Rock Hill, Aiken, Sumter, Newberry, Florence, and Spartanburg.