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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 is known for a 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:
- U.S. Route 17 which stretches along the length of the city;
- U.S. Route 17 Business, or Kings Highway, making a loop off of U.S. Route 17 through the city;
- U.S. Route 501, a north-south highway that leads to Myrtle Beach;
- South Carolina 31 which bypasses much of the city center.
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.
Links to recent accidents in the Myrtle Beach area
Here is information on the most recent accidents in Myrtle Beach:
- Myrtle Beach car accidents;
- Myrtle Beach bicycle accidents;
- Myrtle Beach motorcycle accidents;
- Myrtle Beach commercial truck accidents;
- Myrtle Beach drunk driving accidents;
- Myrtle Beach pedestrian accidents.
If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Myrtle Beach, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking.
If you know someone who has been injured in a Myrtle Beach accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:
Myrtle Beach 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.
Myrtle Beach legal information for accident victims
After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Las Vegas, 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 injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach 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 personal injury lawyer can do to help.