Dawsonville, GA (December 23, 2021) – At 8:17 p.m. on the night of Saturday, December 18, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Dawsonville.
According to Dawson County officials, the accident happened on GA-400 on the commercial strip of the highway near Beartooth Parkway. A 47-year-old woman was walking in the area when she dropped something on the road. When she bent down to pick it up, she was struck by a vehicle that did not see her in time. The driver of the vehicle pulled over and remained at the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was traumatically injured in the collision. She passed away at the scene before EMS arrived.
Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for some 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
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 when they are struck by passenger vehicles. Many pedestrians are seriously injured or even killed in accidents every year within the state. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in accidents throughout the state of Georgia. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken in a preventable pedestrian accident. If you and your family have sustained these losses, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
The loss of a loved one can impact your life in a variety of ways. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing somebody close to you in one of these accidents can leave you with many questions that you will not be able to answer without the help of an attorney. These losses can leave you feeling entirely alone and confused. You should seek the dedicated help of a Dawsonville wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Dawsonville Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents in Georgia. 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 a pedestrian accident. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages during these challenging times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Dawsonville at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have at this time.
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.
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