David Belisle was killed in a motorcycle accident near Fort Mill, SC on July 21, 2018. The incident happened around 10:00 p.m. on S.C. 160 near the intersection with Sleepy Hollow Road. A 19-year-old Fort Mill man driving a 2015 Nissan sedan west turned left towards a private driveway and collided with the motorcycle that was heading east. WBTV reports that the deceased, Mr. David Belisle was riding a 2014 Harley Davidson and SC Highway Patrol report that he was wearing a helmet. As of the date of this post no charges had been filed and toxicology reports are still pending.
Accidents and injuries related to motorcycle accidents are all too common, especially this time of the year when the weather is warm and many people are riding. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 4,956 motorcyclists were killed in 2015 alone. Many of these accidents involved both automobiles and motorcycles and additionally these accidents were caused by many different factors including alcohol, poor driving conditions and negligence on the part of drivers and riders. Every accident that happens on the road is a very serious occurrence that must be evaluated for its cause as it relates to the possible prevention for future accidents. At this time it is too early to speculate as to the cause(s) of the above-listed accident. Law enforcement officials will continue to investigate and announce their findings after the investigation has concluded.
Our law firm assists people that have been injured in accidents involving motorcycles and various types of motor vehicles including cars, trucks and commercial vehicles like tractor trailers. We are consistently working on these cases and we work hard to protect the rights of our clients. Our injury law firm is dedicated to helping people that have been injured because of someone else’s negligence. It never costs a thing to speak to one of our team members and our case evaluations can be done in person or on the phone. If you or anyone you know has been injured in a car accident or a wreck and needs help, please call our office at 855-971-0559. We are here to help.
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