On July 1, Timothy Eugene Jones was struck by a car while riding his bicycle, and police spent several days finding the hit-and-run driver.
Authorities say Jones, of Newberry, South Carolina, was riding his bicycle on U.S. Highway 76 near Colony Church Road outside of Newberry, around 11 PM that night. A car hit him from behind, then sped away. Jones was thrown from his bicycle, and sadly died at the scene.
Officials sought the public’s help in tracking down the hit-and-run driver, releasing information about the vehicle. On Friday, July 3, Friday, South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested 19-year-old Jesus Ramirez and charged with leaving the scene of a collision with death.
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Editorial Note: At A&A we are always looking to improve the quality and safety and are saddened by the outcome of many tragic accidents across the Carolinas. The purpose of this news blog is to write about cases relevant to our industry and raise awareness about injury cases so that victims of similar incidents can educate themselves on theories of liability, the law, and how personal injury cases typically work. This article is created using publicly available information and is a secondary source. If you find any information here to be inaccurate, please notify us at [email protected], and we will make the appropriate adjustments.