Flintstone, GA (January 5, 2022) – On Wednesday evening, January 5 at an unknown time, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred on a roadway in Flintstone.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at 2718 Chattanooga Valley Road near the area of Happy Valley Road. Several pedestrians were walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a Ford Expedition that was traveling through the area. The pedestrians were identified as elderly individuals.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrians involved in the accident were severely injured and had to be hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads. This is due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. The unfortunate reality is that many pedestrians are either seriously injured or killed in accidents every single year. Georgia is no stranger to these horrific collisions, which occur in the blink of an eye. In just 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents in Georgia. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can have an enormous impact on every aspect of your life. If you have suffered from these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a fatal collision can impact your life in many ways. Families sometimes wonder where they can turn during these difficult times, especially knowing that pedestrian accident claims are entirely complex. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is never easy to say goodbye to someone you love in an accident, especially when you know that another party’s reckless acts are to blame. You have many options and should speak with a Flintstone personal injury lawyer in your time of need.
Flintstone Wrongful Death Attorneys
If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation and results. Some damages you may receive include medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way during these complex times. Please contact an accident attorney in Flintstone at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help 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.