Atlanta, GA (December 11, 2021) – On Friday night, December 11, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred on a roadway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened on Clairmont Road. A pedestrian was crossing the street when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling in the area. Police confirmed that the driver of the passenger vehicle remained at the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was severely injured. They were pronounced dead at the scene due to their injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. This means that they are more likely to be severely injured or even killed in an accident caused by a passenger vehicle. Georgia is no stranger to these horrific accidents, which occur in the blink of an eye. Hundreds of lives are actually taken in pedestrian accidents every single year in the state of Georgia. In just 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in pedestrian accidents due to the outright reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in a variety of ways that you and your family may not be prepared to face. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely due to a pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that many people are forced to face every year. 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. Losing somebody close to you can leave you with a variety of questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. This is why you should seek the immediate help of an Atlanta wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Atlanta Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a pedestrian accident that has taken the life of another party. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. You have options during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.