Atlanta, GA (September 7, 2021) – At 8 p.m. on Monday evening, September 6, a pedestrian crash occurred at an intersection in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Atlanta Hollowell Parkway and Fulton Industrial Boulevard. A pedestrian was crossing the street at the intersection when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling in the area. The vehicle responsible for the accident remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was knocked down and injured. The party was able to speak with the police when they arrived at the scene. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, though their condition is not known at this time.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of people are killed in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Georgia every year. In 2018 alone, over 260 pedestrians were killed in these horrific accidents due to the recklessness of others. Many of these accidents also lead to serious injuries. Being injured in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have suffered from injuries due to a pedestrian accident, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident can be a challenging time in your life. Many serious injuries stem from these accidents including spinal cord injuries, broken bones, organ damage, paralysis, burns, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident you may be feeling both helpless and alone. Many pedestrians feel this way when they have been struck by a vehicle. If you have been hurt in a life-altering pedestrian accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer in your time of need.
Atlanta Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have been hurt in a serious pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a pedestrian accident on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you work toward justice and compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. We will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.