Forest Park, GA – Woman Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident in NB Lanes of I-75
Forest Park, GA (February 27, 2023) – A woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place in Forest Park on Friday morning, February 24.
According to Clayton County Police, the accident happened at 2:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of the CW Grant Parkway. A woman was allegedly walking on the foot in the area when she was struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle stopped and remained on scene until police arrived.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Clayton County responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to assist those in need. The pedestrian, who has only been identified as an adult female, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. The driver of the passenger vehicle that struck her was hospitalized with injuries but is expected to be okay.
All northbound lanes of traffic were blocked for several hours until police were able to clear the scene. This led to delays and police urged those traveling in the area to seek alternate routes until the scene was fully cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim who lost her life in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
A pedestrian is one of the absolute worst things that can happen to somebody in Georgia. These accidents are known for being incredibly severe due to the fact that pedestrians are extremely vulnerable parties on our roads. Pedestrians are more likely than many other parties to become injured or lose their lives in an accident in Georgia. Statistics showed that, in 2021, approximately 320 people were killed in Georgia pedestrian accidents. If you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents, speaking with an attorney can help you get back on your feet.
It only takes a couple of seconds for a pedestrian accident to happen. However, many people do not realize that the aftermath of one of these accidents can affect you for life. This is especially true if you and your family have lost somebody you love in a Georgia pedestrian accident. It can be challenging to face a complex wrongful death claim on your own, especially if you are unfamiliar with Georgia accident laws. This is why you should have the assistance of a Forest Park wrongful death attorney on your side who can assist you.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we understand how overwhelming a fatal pedestrian accident can be for you and your family. This is why we offer our support from start to finish when it comes to your claim. You have every right to seek compensation for some of the following aspects, and so many more:
- Medical bills your loved one sustained before their passing
- Lost income and future lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
We will stand by your side when you need our assistance the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Forest Park at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have.
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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