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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

Addison was confirmed to be the only passenger in the car, and was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead about 2 hours after the accident occurred.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Two people were taken to Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital this morning with reportedly minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident, officials said.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A Scranton man died Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash shortly after 9 p.m. on McAllister Mill Road in Florence.

Monday, July 28, 2014
A Timmonsville man was killed in an automobile collision Monday afternoon. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken has identified the victim as Andre Tremayne McFadden, 30, of Timmonsville.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A man riding a moped died after he was struck by a Marion County deputy in Mullins Wednesday morning, confirmed county Coroner Jerry Richardson. The victim has been identified as 68-year-old Kenneth Killingsworth, according to Coroner Richardson.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Gapway Street

A Hartsville man died Thursday following a tractor crash on Fox Creek Golf Course near Lydia.

Darlington County Coroner J. Todd Hardee identified the victim as Charles R. Tyner, 51 -- a long-time employee of the golf course.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Lydia, SC
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Dillon, SC
Type: Car Accident
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Authorities say three people died when a small plane crashed between two houses in a neighborhood in Hartsville.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

An honor guard from Fort Bragg en route to Charlotte Friday morning was involved in a major crash near Laurinburg, the Highway Patrol confirmed Friday afternoon.

Thursday, January 2, 2014
Type: Car Accident