Marietta, GA (February 14, 2020) – Around 5:42 p.m. on the evening of February 10, a fatal bicycle accident took place at an intersection in Marietta.
Police confirmed that a 15-year-old was struck on Smyrna Powder Springs Road headed across the street onto Neese Drive.
The 15-year-old was headed eastbound on a sidewalk when he attempted to cross the street and was struck by a 2008 Ford Explorer headed eastbound.
The driver of the Ford stayed at the scene of the accident and was not injured. She has since been identified as a 20-year-old from Marietta.
Police confirmed that it was getting dark and it was raining heavily at the time.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Georgia
In just one year’s time, 500 people are hospitalized and handfuls are killed in Georgia bicycle accidents. These accidents lead to serious results due to the fact that bicyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and are prone to the worst harm. If you have lost somebody close to you due to one of these accidents, it is imperative that you seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in Georgia in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our personal injury attorneys have helped numerous victims work toward the compensation they deserve after a serious accident. Family members have a right to compensation for a wide array of aspects and are committed to helping you every step of the way in your claim. You have a right to various means of compensation and should never have to stand alone. Please contact our attorneys at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for 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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.