Motorcycle collisions have claimed the lives of multiple riders across the state in recent weeks, including crashes in Greenville, SC, Pelzer, SC, Moncks Corner, SC, Lugoff, SC, and Mount Pleasant, SC.

Look twice, save a life – a moment’s distraction is negligence that may cost another person their life.

If you are riding, be safe out there and call us if you need us.

Greenville, SC Motorcycle Crash and Fatality

Bodybuilder Daniel Quattlebaum was killed in a motorcycle crash in Greenville, SC:

The bodybuilding world has been dealt another painful blow this week with Daniel Quattlebaum losing his life in a motorcycle accident. In a statement released by WYFF4 News, South Carolina troopers confirmed that Quattlebaum crashed into the rear of a sedan and died from injuries a day later in the hospital.

Following the accident, 50-year-old Quattlebaum was immediately transferred to the Greenville Memorial Hospital. Troopers shared that the driver of the sedan was not hurt. Eventually, the Greensville Coroner’s Office confirmed Daniel Quattlebaum had died from injuries on Saturday, March 27.

West Pelzer, SC Motorcycle Crash

A volunteer fireman and Town of Williamston employee was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash in Pelzer, SC:

PELZER, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – The West Pelzer Fire Department said a Town of Williamston employee and volunteer fireman is in the ICU recovering following a motorcycle wreck on May 22.

Town officials said as of May 30, Michael Phillips remains in the ICU a week later but is in stable condition. Although mostly sedated, he has been able to respond to voices.

Officials said Phillips has suffered severe head trauma and the next few days will be critical in determining the extent of his injuries

“It is clear that Michael has a long road to recovery ahead of him,” said officials.

Another Motorcycle Fatality in Greenville, SC

A motorcyclist was killed in Greenville, SC after a head-on collision with a truck:

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said officials are investigating after a motorcyclist died during a crash Wednesday night.

Officials said the crash happened around 9:05 p.m. along Woodruff Road.

According to officials, the motorcyclist was traveling toward Highway 14 when they collided with an oncoming truck. Sadly, they were pronounced dead at the scene.

The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 21-year-old Vance Gardner from Greenville.

Motorcycle Fatality and Felony DUI Charges in Moncks Corner, SC

A motorcyclist was killed in Moncks Corner, SC after allegedly being forced off the road by a driver who was changing lanes:

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCSC) – Police say a 19-year-old has been charged in connection to a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Wednesday morning.

Jaden Thomas Jack Hood, 19, is charged with hit and run accident with death, felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury or death, driving under suspension, possession of marijuana 28 grams or less, violation of city ordinance

Police say Hood tried to change lanes on Highway 52 near Oakley Road and forced a motorcycle off the road.

The [crash victim] was identified as 59-year-old Robert C. Ingraham.

Police say Hood had a bond hearing Thursday morning, but it was denied.

The driver of the vehicle has been charged with hit and run resulting in death, felony DUI resulting in death, driving under suspension, and possession of marijuana.

Kershaw County Motorcycle Fatality After Collision with Tractor-Trailer

A motorcyclist was killed near Lugoff, SC, after a collision with a tractor-trailer:

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. — The Kershaw County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who died in an early morning motorcycle accident in Kershaw County on Thursday.

Coroner David West said the accident happened around 9:40 a.m. in the area of Fort Jackson Road and Hunt Road near Lugoff.

Based on preliminary details released by the coroner’s officer, the motorcyclist, identified as 23-year-old Joshua Valentine of the Bethune area, was headed to work on his motorcycle when he was involved in a crash involving a tractor-trailer. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Mount Pleasant on Hwy 17

A 19-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash near the Ivy Hall subdivision on Hwy 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC:

MOUNT PLEASANT — Police continue to investigate the cause of a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 17 that claimed the life of a 19-year-old on June 3.

Brandon Eric Newsome, 19, of Mount Pleasant, was killed after the motorcycle he was driving crashed with another vehicle shortly after 1 p.m. near the intersection of North U.S. Highway 17 and Lexington Drive, at the entrance to the Ivy Hall subdivision.

Newsome’s friends erected a memorial for him along the highway near the neighborhood entrance. There was a white cross signed with messages, such as “Long live Eric,” and a plywood plaque erected.

Other items left include flowers, cans of Red Bull energy drink, a few alcohol bottles, Gatorade and some gummy snacks.

On June 5, his brother Shane Newsome, along with his stepmother Mary Ruiter, arrived at the scene after driving from Michigan.

Motorcycle Crash Lawyers in Charleston, SC, Greenville, Walhalla, and Walterboro, SC

The motorcycle crash lawyers at the Boles Law Firm can help you investigate your crash, gather the evidence you will need in court, negotiate with the insurance companies, and recover the maximum compensation you are entitled to for your injuries under the facts of your case and SC law.

Call us at 843-576-5775 to schedule an appointment for a free consultation at our North Charleston, Walterboro, Greenville, or Walhalla offices, or send us a message through our website.

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