A motorcycle accident in Lexington County Saturday night killed 1 person and injured another. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. when a motorcycle with 2 riders hit the back of a 1995 Ford dump truck. Both the motorcycle and the truck were traveling north on U.S. 21 when the accident occured. The driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger on the bike, 28-year-old Nicole Gantt was taken the Palmetto Health Richland. She was also not wearing a helmet. The driver of the truck did not sustain any injuries.
Highway Patrol Troopers have stated that speed is believed to be a factor in the accident and they are currently still investigating the incident.
If you are in need of a Myrtle Beach SC motorcycle accident attorney, Conway lawyer Dirk Derrick at The Derrick Law Firm has been handling motorcycle accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death claims in Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, and Conway SC for over 23 years. Please call 843-248-7486 today.