Vienna, GA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Pig Jig Blvd
Vienna, GA (February 4, 2023) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a roadway in Vienna on the night of Wednesday, February 1.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on Pig Jig Boulevard around the area of the local Pig Jig. Police confirmed that an 18-year-old woman was driving in the area when she suddenly struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street. The woman stopped and remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has since been identified a 41-year-old man, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. The driver who struck the pedestrian has not yet been formally charged for the incident.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian whose life was taken prematurely in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Each year, it is estimated that millions of accidents involving passenger vehicles take place in the United States. Though many of these accidents are accidents involving two or more vehicles, some involve more vulnerable parties – such as pedestrians. Though pedestrian accidents are not as common as other accidents in Georgia, they still take the lives of hundreds of victims every year. In just 2021, in fact, 348 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents throughout Georgia. Georgia is known for being one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians in the U.S. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident that you believe could have been prevented, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
With more and more pedestrians losing their lives in Georgia pedestrian accidents each year, precautions are constantly being taken to reduce the amount of people who lose their lives in these accidents. However, some individuals still unexpectedly lose their lives each year. You and your family will likely wonder what options you have during one of the most difficult times in your life. If you have lost a loved one due to the actions of a negligent party, you should be prepared to speak with a Vienna wrongful death attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you and your family after you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Our attorneys have a goal in mind of alleviating some of the costs associated with your losses, especially when another party is clearly at fault for your accident. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
- Loss of consortium
Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Vienna at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for 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, 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.
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