According to the Greenville State Troopers, a bicyclist was left seriously injured after being involved in a hit and run accident that took place around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night, on North Nelson Drive near Southchase Boulevard in Greenville County. The vehicle in question was traveling north on N. Nelson drive when it hit the bicyclist and left the scene of the collision.
Master Trooper, Mitchell Ridgeway, reported that the injured bicyclist, a 54-year-old man from Simpsonville SC, was on the road and riding in the dark when he was struck by the vehicle and not wearing any light or reflective clothing when the incident occurred.
The supervisor on the scene states that while the victim of the crash will make a full recovery, the injuries he sustained will affect him for the rest of his life.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Carolina Highway Patrol at 864-241-1000 or 1-800-768-1501. They can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC (274-6372).
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A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
If the other driver left the scene of the accident in which you got hurt, a Greenville hit-and-run accident lawyer could help you pursue various options for recovering your losses. Many people assume that there is no hope for compensation if the other driver flees, but
sometimes it is possible to go after money damages.
At the Hammack Law Firm, we know that you have already suffered physical pain, inconvenience, and financial loss— that’s why we work hard to get you every dollar of compensation that you deserve so that you can rebuild your life. Call us today at 864-740-8653. Our team is here to serve you!