Stonecrest, GA (October 26, 2020) – Around 10 p.m. on Sunday night, October 25, a pedestrian accident occurred on a highway in Stonecrest.
According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the accident took place on I-20 around the area of Panola Road. The accident happened after a victim was shot for reasons that are not yet known. His vehicle immediately came to a stop in the middle lane on the highway.
A female driving her vehicle was unable to stop in time, slamming into the first vehicle. She got out of her vehicle and was immediately struck by the driver of a tractor-trailer who did not see her in time.
The female pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim who obtained the gunshot wound was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured but remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
At this time, police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most catastrophic harm. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed in fatal accidents in the state of Georgia every single year. In fact, in 2018 alone, over 260 pedestrians were killed in accidents due to the negligence of others. Losing somebody you love as a result of an accident can impact your life in many ways. If you have suffered these enormous losses, it is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost as a result of a pedestrian accident. However, as you grieve the loss of your loved one, financial compensation can help you in many ways. Many families are faced with a wide array of bills that they are unable to cover on their own. You should never have to worry about these aspects as you navigate the legal system. It is important that you speak with a Georgia wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled and resourceful personal injury attorneys are here for you after you have lost a loved one due to a Georgia pedestrian accident. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights so that you can move forward and focus on the grieving process when it matters the most. We are here for you in your time of need as you work toward justice and compensation. Please do not hesitate to contact a Georgia pedestrian accident attorney 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.