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Myrtle Beach-Florence, SC - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

A major tourist destination in the United States, Myrtle Beach and Florence are known for warm subtropical climate and beautiful beaches

With around 14 million visitors each year, many coming for the well-known Harley Bike Week, they also see a whole lot of accidents. The area sees over 2800 days of sunshine annually and is known for mild winters and tropical summers. For more on local weather conditions, try Accuweather. Though technically a man-made island, Myrtle Beach is accessible by several roadways including:

The city is also home to several mass transit bus options such as The Coast RTA and PDRTA. Bike rentals are also available for locals and tourists alike from places such as Myrtle Beach Bicycles. To get up-to-date road information, go to the South Carolina DOT site.

Florence, South Carolina is the county seat of Florence County and the primary city within the Florence metropolitan area. The area forms the core of the historical "Pee Dee" region of South Carolina. The city was founded as a railroad hub and became the junction of three major railroad systems. As of 2013, the city retains its status as a major hub, both for industry and infrastructure, while establishing itself as a regional center for business, medicine, culture and finance.

Links to recent accidents in the Myrtle Beach and Florence areas

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Myrtle Beach and Florence:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Myrtle Beach or Florence, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Myrtle Beach or Florence accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Myrtle Beach and Florence grief support information for accident victims

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Myrtle Beach grief support organizations and Florence grief support groups.

Myrtle Beach and Florence legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Myrtle Beach or Florence, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Myrtle Beach or Florence injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Myrtle Beach - Florence personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a good Myrtle Beach - Florence personal injury lawyer can do to help.

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Most recent accident reports

Craig Jeffers was riding a moped on Highway 22 in Myrtle Beach when another vehicle struck him from behind. He was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where he died from his injuries.
Stephen Agnew Jr., 19,  of Farmville, Virginia, was operating a sport bike motorcycle when it collided with another sport bike motorcycle at at 3101 South Kings Highway/Highway 17 (Business).
A pedestrian was killed on an Horry County road Sunday evening. Luis Martinez, 39, died after being hit by a Chevy Cavalier on Shetland Lane at about 11 p.m. Sunday.
Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Roadway: 
Shetland Lane
One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Marion County. Bobby Johnson Jr., 50, of Marion, died in the accident which occurred on May 2 on Chippenham Road around 8:35 p.m.
Date: 
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Roadway: 
Chippenham Road
A vehicle rolled over on Highway 17 at Golf Avenue in Little River around 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. Edward Regis Flinn, 66, was brought to Seacoast Medical Emergency Room, where he died at around 9 a.m.
Date: 
Monday, April 27, 2015
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover

Cameron Ard was a passenger in an SUV that was traveling north on 

Date: 
Monday, April 20, 2015
Richard Matthews, 55, died following a motorcycle crash on Highway 22 near the Highway 319 exit at appro
Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015
Roadway: 
Highway 22
City: 
Conway, SC
On Tuesday afternoon, a Ford church van with three passengers was eastbound on SC 747 when a 1993 Chevrolet pickup truck with three occupants was northbound on SC 9 Bypass. The van apparently went through a stop sign, at which poi
Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
City: 
Loris, SC
Type: Car Accident
van from a church in Nakina, North Carolina, ran a stop sign and was hit by a pickup truck on Tuesday afternoon.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
City: 
Loris, SC
Type: Car Accident
A car being pursued by Robeson County deputies crashed into a school bus, killing the four people in the car in Lumberton Monday morning 
Of the 32 students on the bus, only 4 were taken to local hospitals, but with only minor injuries.

A school bus carrying 32 students crashed into an abandoned mobile home after the driver fell asleep at the wheel.

Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014
Carl Davis Simpson, 47, of Little River, has been identified as the man who was found dead on the side of Highway 90 Monday mo
Date: 
Monday, September 15, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 90