Atlanta, GA (November 30, 2021) – At 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, a pedestrian crash occurred at an intersection in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at the intersection of University Avenue and Metropolitan Parkway. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection, colliding forcefully with each other. After the initial collision, one of the vehicles left the roadway and collided with another vehicle and a pedestrian walking in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The drivers of the first two vehicles were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was also rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Due to the severity of the accident, the intersection was blocked in the area for several hours as police worked to clear the scene. No charges are being brought at this time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accident in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on Georgia roads. These accidents tend to land victims in a difficult position. Pedestrians are prone to catastrophic injuries and sometimes lose their lives in these accidents. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Georgia and many others were seriously injured. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You have many options and should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side who can answer any questions that you have. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of an Atlanta personal injury attorney on your side.
Atlanta Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects including medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. Our attorneys have years of experience and the resources that you need to move forward with a successful claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.