Marietta, GA (November 16, 2021) – At 8 p.m. on the night of Monday, November 15, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Marietta.
According to Marietta Police, the accident happened at 600 Cobb Parkway in the southbound lanes in front of the Regency Inn and Suites. A 57-year-old man was trying to cross the highway when they were struck by a Toyota Camry traveling in the area. The driver, identified as a 43-year-old man, got out of his vehicle and fled the scene on foot.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene.
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
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads when it comes to accidents. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in Georgia accidents due to the negligence of others. Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Because of this, they are more likely to lose their lives in an accident than many other parties. Losing someone you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have suffered from these losses, you and your family should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
The loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. 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. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one due to an accident and you should never have to worry about the financial aspects on your own. You have many options during these difficult times. It is crucial that you speak with a Marietta wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Marietta Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal Marietta pedestrian accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, especially if it has taken the life of a loved one. You may be feeling alone and confused during these difficult times. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Marietta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist 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.