Macon, GA (September 15, 2020) – Around 8 p.m. on Monday, September 14, a woman was injured in a moped accident at a Macon intersection.
The accident, according to police, took place at the intersection of Lynmore Avenue and Desoto Drive. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a 59-year-old woman was headed west on the moped at the intersection when she was struck by a vehicle.
Police said that the vehicle that struck her has since been identified as a red Toyota. The vehicle fled the scene of the accident and deputies have not yet been able to find the responsible driver. They believe that the vehicle has extensive damage to the front driver’s side.
The woman was rushed to Navicent Health Medical Center and has been listed in critical condition.
The roadway was blocked in the area until the police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Moped Accidents in Georgia
Moped accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads. In one year’s time, hundreds of people will be involved in collisions involving mopeds and motorcycles, both of which are very similar collisions. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents can be prevented when drivers take special precautions on our roads and watch out for these vulnerable victims. Being injured in a serious collision due to the negligence of another party can have a huge impact on your life but you do not have to stand alone.
Many moped accidents lead to serious injuries due to the fact that these riders are not well-protected from harm against other drivers who share our roads. As a result, moped drivers who are involved in accidents will sometimes incur serious damages including road rash injuries, TBIs, fractures, burns, organ damage, and more. Being injured in a collision can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life, which is why you should always be prepared to speak with a personal injury attorney in Georgia. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout Georgia at https://www.attorneykennugent.com/results/.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we are here to help you protect your rights following a collision that was caused by another party. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident that is not your fault, especially if you are unfamiliar with Georgia accident laws. Our attorneys are here for you during this often-problematic time and will help you achieve compensation for your losses. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an 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.