Macon, GA (November 11, 2021) – At 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, November 9, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Macon.
According to Bibb County officials, the accident happened on Hawkinsville Road around the area of the Monarca Ballroom. Police were initially called to the scene when they found out a stalled vehicle was in the roadway. However, when they arrived there, they found a person lying on the road as well. A man was walking across the road next to the stalled vehicle when he was suddenly struck by another vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The victim, identified as a 43-year-old man from the Gwinnett County area, was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The driver who struck the pedestrian was not hurt and remained at the scene. It is not known if they were cited for their role in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. 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
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving vehicles. Many people are injured and even killed in these accidents every single year in Georgia. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians lost their lives in fatal accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can leave you with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Suffering these losses can leave you in a difficult position. Luckily, with the help of a Macon wrongful death attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
Macon Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way. We will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Macon at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.