11/16 Cumming, GA – Elderly Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Matt Hwy

Cumming, GA – Elderly Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Matt Hwy

Cumming, GA (November 16, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a highway in Cumming on Tuesday night, November 15.

According to Forsyth County officials, the accident happened on Matt Highway. Police confirmed that a 76-year-old man from Auburn was traveling with his son and attempting to make a delivery. The 76-year-old got out of his delivery truck and started to guide his son into a roadway. While he was doing so, the driver of a Ford Ranger struck him. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The 76-year-old man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was injured as a result of the collision.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes until the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

11/16 Cumming, GA – Elderly Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Matt HwyPedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads throughout the state of Georgia. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in an accident. Pedestrians are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in the event of an accident. In just 2021 alone, it was reported that approximately 348 pedestrians were killed in accidents and many others were severely injured. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal pedestrian accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be an overwhelming thing to experience, especially if you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It can be stressful to deal with the loss of a loved one entirely on your own, which is why you should seek immediate help from a skilled attorney. Speaking with a Cumming wrongful death attorney can help you move forward with a successful claim during these difficult times.

At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we are here to assist you after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how hard it can be to get back on your feet after a fatal accident and offer our support to you every step of the way. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will help you lessen some of the stress you may be experiencing after an accident. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Cumming at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.

Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.

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.

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