Gainesville, GA (November 11, 2021) – On Wednesday afternoon, November 10, a fatal pedestrian crash took place in Gainesville.
According to authorities, the accident happened on the tracks around the area of GA-60 and Queen City Parkway Bridge. Hall County officials confirmed that a 42-year-old man from Albany was walking in the area when he was suddenly stuck by a train underneath the bridge. The train immediately came to a stop after the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was severely injured in the accident. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway and tracks were blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to one of these accidents. Because pedestrians are so vulnerable, they are prone to some of the most severe trauma and fatal results. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed and many were injured. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most traumatic things that you have ever endured. If you have suffered from these immense losses, you should always have the help of a skilled attorney on your side moving forward.
The loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most traumatic things that you have ever endured. As you are grieving your losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own after a fatal accident. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Gainesville wrongful death attorney on your side.
Gainesville Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Our attorneys understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. You should never have to stand alone after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian-related accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Gainesville at (888) 579-1790 for more information.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.