On Saturday, April 15, a deadly crash occurred near Greenville on Cedar Lane Road near Sumter Street.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 9:45 p.m. when a moped driver heading south on Cedar Lane Road was struck from behind by a 2008 Toyota Yaris also heading south.
No injuries have been reported on the two occupants in the Yaris at this time. However, the driver of the moped was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where they later died from their injuries.
The victim has since been identified as Stanley Lee Simmons, 55, of Greenville, by the coroner.
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A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:
Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to the victim’s family after the tragic loss of their loved one.
Please let this serve as a reminder to remain alert and aware of your surroundings when behind the wheel of a vehicle—someone’s life could be saved by simply driving undistracted.
If further investigation proves that the driver of the vehicle was at-fault, the victim’s family may be able to collect damages as a result of negligent actions, including lost income, medical bills, loss of services, and funeral and burial costs. Our experienced personal injury lawyers at The Hammack Law Firm believe you deserve just compensation after losing a loved one in a car crash. Our team has specialized experience in the process of a wrongful death claim, and we want to serve you to the best of our abilities. If you are ready to take action or simply have questions about our process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us! 864-697-8984