Columbus, GA (December 3, 2021) – On Thursday evening, December 2, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred near an intersection in Columbus.
According to Columbus Police, the accident happened on Victory Drive around the area of Marathon Drive. A man who regularly walked in the area was crossing the street in the westbound lanes of traffic when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle traveling in the area. The area was not very well-lit at the time of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The male pedestrian was traumatically injured in the accident. He was tragically pronounced dead at Piedmont Columbus Regional that same morning.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time following the collision. Police have said that no charges are to be expected at this time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in the state of Georgia. These parties have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, which means that they are susceptible to serious injuries and even losing their lives. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others in Georgia. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon by a pedestrian accident. Unfortunately, this is the reality that far too many families face every single year. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Nobody should ever have to worry about these aspects on their own. If you have suffered such enormous losses, you have a variety of options moving forward. It is imperative that you speak with a Columbus wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Columbus Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated and knowledgeable 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 ensure that your rights are being protected. We will help you work toward justice and compensation for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Columbus at (888) 579-1790 for the help you deserve.
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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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