Atlanta, GA (February 13, 2020) – Around 7:30 a.m. this morning during periods of heavy traffic, a pedestrian accident with injuries took place in Atlanta.
According to police, the collision took place at the intersection of Peachtree Road and Collier Road.
Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street at the intersection when they were struck by a vehicle.
All lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time due to the presence of emergency responders in the area. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital but their condition is not yet known.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
In just one year’s time, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives and tens of thousands more are sent to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Pedestrians are most likely to obtain catastrophic harm in the event of an accident that is not their fault. Many drivers act in a negligent manner and put pedestrian’s lives at risk. This is why it is important that pedestrian victims have the option to speak with a skilled personal injury attorney in their time of need.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have helped numerous victims after they have been harmed in a serious accident that is not their fault. In many cases, these accidents happen unexpectedly when drivers act in a reckless fashion because they are not paying close attention to the roads. We will help you hold a negligent party liable during this time. Please contact our attorneys in Georgia for more information on your rights moving forward at (888) 579-1790.
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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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.