Savannah, GA (December 6, 2021) – At 9:30 p.m. on the night of Sunday, December 5, a fatal pedestrian crash took place at an intersection in Savannah.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Bull Street and Liberty Street. A Dodge Charger was traveling in the area at a high rate of speed. An officer noticed the vehicle and attempted to stop the driver but was unable to. The vehicle continued onward and collided with two pedestrians at the intersection of Bull Street and Liberty Street. The driver did not remain at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One of the pedestrians was pronounced dead at the scene. The other pedestrian was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.
Police attempted to locate the suspect vehicle and found the Dodge Charger with front-end damage in the area. The suspect, identified as a military soldier, was taken to jail on several charges.
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 have no protection from harm on our roads, which means that they are susceptible to some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Many victims are seriously injured or even killed in pedestrian accidents in Georgia each year. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians lost their lives in accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may be left feeling alone and confused. Because of this, your family should have the help of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Because of this, you should have the help of an attorney on your side. 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. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Luckily, with the help of a Savannah wrongful death attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
Savannah Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
The loss of a loved one can impact your life in many ways. Because of this, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system after you have lost someone in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Having an attorney on your side can help you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Savannah at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.