Augusta, GA (May 4, 2021) – At 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, a pedestrian accident led to serious injuries in Augusta.
According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on the Bobby Jones Expressway. A pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital with a variety of serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Many pedestrians are seriously injured and even lose their lives every year as a result of these accidents. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in accidents. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident, you have many options moving forward. You should always be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can impact your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. You may have a variety of questions that you are not able to answer on your own after an accident. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with your claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say to the insurance company involved in your claim? These are questions that a Georgia personal injury attorney will be able to help you answer. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents at www.attorneykennugent.com.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those injured in serious pedestrian accidents over the years. We believe that you have many options moving forward and have the right to hold a party liable for a wide array of aspects. We will stand by your side in your time of need so that you are not left feeling alone and confused. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Georgia 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.