Byron, GA (June 10, 2021) – At 8:30 p.m. on Monday night, June 7, a man was injured in a pedestrian accident on a roadway in Byron.
According to the Byron Police Department, the accident happened at 100 Carrington Lane. A driver of a black Nissan Altima lost control of their vehicle in the area, causing the car to drive up onto the sidewalk in the area. The vehicle then struck an elderly man who was walking on the sidewalk. The vehicle also struck a mailbox and continued driving, where it was last seen near White Road.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The elderly pedestrian, identified as a local 65-year-old man, was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their current condition is not known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police found the driver’s side mirror and a hubcap laying nearby from the vehicle.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues as police search for the driver.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Georgia pedestrian accidents are on the rise more than ever before. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and many others are seriously injured as a result of accidents every single year. In just 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in Georgia pedestrian accidents. These accidents continue to occur every year when drivers are not watching out for these vulnerable victims even though drivers are expected to offer them the protection they deserve. If you or someone you know has been injured in a pedestrian accident, you should have the dedicated help of a legal advocate on your side.
Many victims struggle to come to terms with their pedestrian accidents after a serious collision. This is the unfortunate reality that thousands of people suffer every single year in the state of Georgia. The road to recovery can be a long one when it comes to pedestrian accidents. This is especially true if you have suffered from catastrophic injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, and more. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident, you should seek the immediate help of a Georgia personal injury attorney. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents at www.attorneykennugent.com.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys will stand by your side if you have been injured in a Georgia pedestrian accident. We will ensure that you can move forward with your claim and replenish your savings, pay for any treatment that you require, or receive the therapy that you deserve so that you can come to terms with what has happened to you. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident but you should never have to face it alone. Please 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.