Savannah, GA (December 10, 2021) – At 8 p.m. on the night of Thursday, December 9, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Savannah.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on GA-204 around the area of Veterans Parkway. A 34-year-old man from Lebanon was walking in the westbound lanes of traffic when he was suddenly struck by a Dodge Caravan. The driver allegedly did not see the pedestrian when the accident occurred. However, they pulled over and remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was severely injured in the accident. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The driver is not yet facing any charges due to the accident. The roadway was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
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 severe accidents on our roads. They are more likely to become seriously injured or lose their lives in the event of an accident. Hundreds of people lose their lives every year in Georgia due to the recklessness of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 260 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in accidents due to the outright carelessness of others. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have suffered such immense losses, you and your family have many options. It is crucial that you seek the dedicated help of an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may wonder where you can turn if you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that your questions are being answered. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder where you can turn to obtain the compensation you deserve for various financial aspects. You have options during these difficult times and should seek the immediate help of a Savannah wrongful death attorney.
Savannah Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you work toward results in your claim. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected. We will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. You should never have to stand alone after a fatal accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Savannah at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you at this time.
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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.