Griffin, GA (November 2, 2021) – At 1:11 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 2, a pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Griffin.
According to Spalding County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of GA-3 and Birdie Road. A pedestrian was walking in the area when they started to cross the street and were struck by a passenger vehicle. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the accident. The victim was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, multiple lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. This led to delays until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. They are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in the event of an accident. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed in these horrific accidents and many others were injured. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. You may be feeling alone and confused after a pedestrian accident. You will likely have questions that you cannot answer on your own. Many serious injuries stem from pedestrian accidents, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries tend to 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 should speak with a Griffin personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Griffin Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. It is important that you speak with an attorney at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC as soon as possible after a collision. As an injured pedestrian, you may wonder where you can turn. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. You should never have to stand alone after an accident that was caused by another party. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Griffin at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.
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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.