Atlanta, GA (November 21, 2021) – At 2:30 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, November 21, one person suffered injuries in an auto-pedestrian accident in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 285 near exit 53 to Moreland Avenue. Police say the pedestrian was attempting to cross at the exit ramp when a driver struck and seriously injured them.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The officer attempted first aid on the pedestrian, who was traumatically injured as a result. EMS units then transported the victim to an area medical center.
The driver has not yet been cited or charged for their role in the accident. A portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our thoughts to the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on Georgia roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm and are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in an accident involving a vehicle. Hundreds of people are killed and many others are injured in pedestrian accidents every year.
In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents and many others were seriously injured. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you may be feeling alone and confused as you move forward. Families are urged to seek the help of an attorney that they can trust at this time.
Losing somebody you love in a fatal pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is never easy to face these losses on your own. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a pedestrian accident that is not your fault.
If you have suffered injuries or lost someone you love as a result of one of these accidents, you have a variety of options available for you. It is crucial that you speak with an Atlanta wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Atlanta Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our compassionate accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelming one of these accidents can be on both emotional and financial levels. Having an attorney on your side can be extremely beneficial and life-altering in nature.
You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages during these difficult times. You should never have to stand alone after a fatal collision. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on what options are available for you.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.