Sandy Springs, GA (January 24, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a pedestrian accident that took place on a roadway in Sandy Springs on Tuesday, January 24.
According to Sandy Springs Police Department officials, the accident happened around 3 p.m. on Peachtree Dunwoody Road around the area of I-285. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The driver remained at the scene following the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes in the area until the scene was cleared. This led to delays in the local work zone and beyond.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the pedestrian who was hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
In Georgia, there are many risks to pedestrians on our roads. Pedestrian accidents have tragically increased over the years, leaving many victims with serious injuries or taking lives. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year in these horrific accidents. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 people were killed in fatal Georgia pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. You have options after one of these accidents have caused you harm. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life. You may wonder where you can turn during these complex times, especially if you have sustained any of the following serious injuries:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
The injuries that stem from a pedestrian accident sometimes land victims in the hospital for days, weeks, or even months at a time. On top of this, a victim might miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a Sandy Springs personal injury lawyer.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident. Drivers owe you a standard duty of care and are supposed to obey the rules of the road at all times so these accidents can be prevented. Our top priority is to ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Sandy Springs at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.
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.