Griffin, GA (October 29, 2020) – Around 10:40 a.m. on Thursday morning, October 29, a pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in Griffin.
According to the Griffin Police Department, the accident took place at 303 South 8th Street when a pedestrian was crossing the street and was struck by a passenger vehicle in the area. A bystander reached authorities and said that the pedestrian was lying on the ground but was still breathing.
Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident where they assisted the pedestrian. The victim, who has not yet been officially identified, was taken to a local hospital by Spalding Regional EMS. Their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Every year, hundreds of victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents in the state of Georgia. In 2018 alone, in fact, over 260 pedestrians were killed as a result of these accidents. These accidents are often fatal due to the fact that they involve some of the most at-risk and vulnerable parties. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can leave you with questions that only an accident attorney will be able to answer.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling alone and helpless. An attorney will be able to help you every step of the way when it comes to your Georgia personal injury claim. They will help you meet certain deadlines when it comes to your claim, as well as gather the evidence that is necessary when it comes to your case. Speaking with an attorney is one of the first steps that you should engage in after you have received medical attention. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients in Georgia at https://www.attorneykennugent.com/results/.
Our Georgia accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you through this challenging and complex time in your life. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights after you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault. Drivers are always supposed to protect these vulnerable parties at any cost. If you have suffered from a pedestrian accident, it is important that you have an accident attorney by your side. Please contact a Georgia pedestrian accident attorney 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.