A man driving a pickup truck was killed instantly after equipment fell off a tractor trailer that was driving the wrong direction on Highway 25 in Edgefield, South Carolina (SC). The tractor trailer hit a trestle and the impact caused the equipment to fall off the vehicle and struck the pickup truck, according to NBC Augusta.
The tractor trailer was not supposed to be driving on that particular section of Highway 25 due to the height restrictions of the trestle.
The tractor trailer driver was given a citation, but that won’t bring back the pickup truck driver.
The family of the pickup truck driver should strongly consider filing a wrongful death claim against the tractor trailer driver. He displayed neglect when driving down that section of Highway 25 despite clear signs indicating an alternative route for large-sized trucks.
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