Marietta, GA (June 20, 2022) – On Saturday evening, June 18, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident took place at an intersection in Marietta.
According to Marietta Police, the accident happened on Wright Street around the area of Trammell Street. Police confirmed that a 53-year-old was standing in front of his home when he was suddenly struck by an unknown vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene around 11 p.m. when neighbors found the victim lying in his yard. He was rushed to WellStar Kennestone Hospital with serious injuries. His current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police believe that the vehicle that struck the man may have been a dark gray Honda.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are known for being the most vulnerable parties on our roads in the state of Georgia. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 273 people lost their lives in these horrific accidents and many others sustained injuries. Pedestrians have every right to navigate our roads and be protected from harm at all times. However, drivers are not always looking out for their interests and so serious accidents occur in the blink of an eye. It can be aggravating to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on your own. Luckily, you have a wide array of options available for you. It is imperative that you speak with a skilled attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult thing to face. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why you should speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. Many serious injuries stem from pedestrian accidents, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. You have options and should speak with a dedicated Marietta personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you get back on your feet after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be on both physical and financial levels. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We are here for you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Marietta 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.