3 bicyclists struck by FedEx truck in SC

Three bicyclists were injured when they were struck by a FedEx truck in Aiken County, News 12 reported on July 15.

Information coming from the South Carolina Highway Patrol revealed that the truck accident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. near Pine Log Road. According to highway officer Judd Jones, the three individuals were riding their bikes on Atomic Road when they were struck by the truck. The victims, whose names were not released, reportedly suffered non-life threatening injuries and were all transported to the hospital. Authorities revealed that the truck driver was driving with excessive speed when the collision took place. A charge was filed against the truck driver after it was determined he had been driving recklessly.

Bicyclists are more vulnerable than others to serious injury in the event of a car crash. If you have been injured while riding your bicycle by a reckless or negligent driver, you may seek financial compensation from those responsible. Call the Goings Law Firm, LLC, in Columbia at (803) 350-9230 today to learn more.


Lumber Truck Struck Summerville Woman as She Biked to Work

On Thursday October 9, a lumber truck stuck a Summerville woman as she biked to work. The accident happened at the corner of Berlin G. Myers Parkway and Richland Street, as the victim was crossing Berlin G. Myers Parkway. The truck involved in the accident was from was from Berlin G. Myers Lumber Corp. which is located on North Main St. The victim worked at St. Luke’s Child Development Center and has always biked to work.

At the Goings Law Firm, our deepest sympathies go out to the family in this accident. Unfortunately, truck accidents often have devastating outcomes. Large trucks, such as tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers, fill our nation’s highways, but sharing the road with these vehicles can carry substantial risks for drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of a truck accident, our lawyers at the Goings Law Firm, LLC, believe you shouldn’t have to go through this difficult situation on your own.

The Goings Law Firm, LLC has tried cases throughout South Carolina, and we will work to secure the financial compensation that you deserve. Please call Robert F. Goings of the Goings Law Firm, LLC at (803) 350-9230 for a free case evaluation.