Pokémon Go-Related Accidents (Yes, this is really happening)


What happens you get into an accident and the other driver was playing Pokémon Go? In case you weren’t already aware, Pokémon Go is a mobile gaming app that is rapidly gaining popularity since it’s release early July 2016. If you are unfamiliar with the game, Pokémon Go is an augmented reality smartphone game in […]

The Perils Of Propelling Through The Palmetto State

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The state has paid about $40 million in the last ten years to settle personal injury cases linked to deteriorating roads.   That $40 million has been spread out over roughly 11,000 claims, and about 70 percent of them are pothole damage. In addition to property loss, the state is also responsible for other damages, […]

SMIDSY Crash Kills Local Football Player

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27-year-old Anthony Frye, who played tailback at Coastal Carolina University, died in a motorcycle wreck in Myrtle Beach.   Mr. Frye, who lined up at running back for the Chanticleers in 2008 and 2010, was riding near the intersection of Robert Grissom Parkway and U.S. 501 when an SUV made a left turn against traffic […]

Alleged Hit and Run Driver Faces Charges

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A woman is in custody after allegedly causing a near-fatal pedestrian knockdown in Aiken County.   The wreck took place on Howlandville Road in Warrenville. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a vehicle swerved off the road and struck a pedestrian, whose name was not released, that was walking on the shoulder. The vehicle […]

Stop in the Name of the Law

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A Cottageville man was held in lieu of a $3 million bond following a fatal crash that occurred at the end of a police chase.   Charleston County Sheriff’s deputies believe that Ronald Andrews intentionally caused a non-injury car crash on Highway 78 near the Main Street intersection. Rather than yield to authorities, Mr. Andrews […]

Fireball Collision Near Myrtle Beach

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Two people are dead following a serious crash in Horry County. The wreck took place on Jordanville Road in Galivants Ferry. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a pickup truck ran a stop sign and slammed into another car, which subsequently caught fire. 64-year-old Derrick James Sr. and 20-year-old Patrick Lefebvre were both killed. […]

The Year of Living Dangerously

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Roadway fatalities in South Carolina increased 16 percent last year, which was double the national average. Overall, the National Safety Council estimates that 38,300 Americans were killed in vehicle crashes and 4.4 million were seriously injured. Both these figures are the highest since 2008, and researchers speculate that a combination of lower gasoline prices, a […]

A Deadly Start

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2016 is only a few weeks old, and multiple South Carolinians have already been victims in fatal truck crashes. Once incident, which involved a tractor-trailer, killed two women. One of them, 28-year-old Katerina Barrett, of Greenville, was thrown from a Volvo S70 Turbo and was later declared dead at a local hospital. According to witnesses, […]

More Drunk Drivers On The Roads

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Intoxicated motorists in South Carolina cause more fatal car crashes than drunk drivers in almost any other state. According to 2013 statistics from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, alcohol is a factor in 47 percent of fatal car crashes in the Palmetto State. That figure was 43 percent in 2012, when Montana and North […]

Delayed Injuries and Your Auto Accident Case

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Injuries sustained in an automobile accident can cover a wide variety of injuries, ranging from bruising to broken bones and even death. While the majority of injuries are observable almost immediately after the accident, there are injuries that might take some time to reveal themselves. While the biggest problem with these types of injuries is […]