On Sunday, November 27, a 4-year-old child was hit by a car on Sanders Street in Honea Path while playing in his grandmother’s front yard, according to Chief Barry New with Honea Path Police Department. New stated the driver was quickly taken into custody.
The man has been arrested and charged with a hit-and-run with great bodily injury after he appeared before a judge on Monday afternoon. He has been identified as 58-year-old David Nelson Duphiney.
The Honea Path Fire Department said the injured child was airlifted to the hospital. His family has identified him as Jayce Rainey.
Rainey’s family says he was hit while riding his scooter on Sanders Street. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time.
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A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to Jayce and his loved ones as he heals from the injuries of this horrible accident.
As the man who caused the accident has already been arrested and charged for the hit-and-run, Jayce’s family has a high chance of recovering compensation for the injuries caused by the driver’s negligence. By filing a personal injury claim, they could receive a settlement to cover current and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, and even punitive damages that resulted from the accident.
At the Hammack Law Firm, we believe that a victim of an accident, especially a hit-and-run, deserves justice. Our team of expert attorneys will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the maximum settlement possible. If you’ve been injured in an accident that was the result of another party’s negligence, let us represent your personal injury claim. Schedule a free consultation by calling 864-740-8653—we would love to serve you!