Savannah, GA (Jan 5, 2022) – Around 7 p.m. on Tuesday night, January 4, a serious pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Savannah.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Rome Road and Old Rome Road. Police confirmed that a pedestrian, who has since been identified as a 43-year-old man, was walking in the area when he was struck by a passenger vehicle.
The driver, who has since been identified as a 49-year-old woman, pulled over and remained at the scene while waiting for police.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was seriously injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
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 in the event of an accident, which means that they are prone to serious injuries and even losing their lives. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year as a result of Georgia accidents. In just 2018 alone, in fact, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, it is crucial that you seek the help of an attorney who has your best interests in mind. Nobody should ever have to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on their own, no matter if they have sustained the loss of a loved one or suffered from serious injuries.
The aftermath of a fatal crash can impact a person’s life in many ways, especially if you and your family have never experienced one of these accidents in the past. As you grieve the unexpected loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that continue to pile up. It is never easy to face these losses on your own, which is why you should always have knowledgeable help on your side. You should be prepared to speak with a Georgia wrongful death attorney every step of the way.
Savannah Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in Georgia accidents over the years. We understand how complex a pedestrian collision can be and offer our resources and help in your time of need. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects at this time. These include aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt or lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Savannah at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have 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.