Macon, GA (October 11, 2021) – Early on Sunday morning, October 10, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred in the Macon area.
Officers say that a man is dead after being struck by a car in Macon County. Georgia State Patrol troopers say that, around 12:50 a.m. a Chevrolet Malibu hit a pedestrian while headed westbound on Highway 224 near Shiloh Church Road.
According to officers, the pedestrian, identified only as a 23-year-old man from Montezuma, crossed from the north shoulder of the street as the Malibu driver approached.
The driver hit the man as he crossed. EMS performed life-saving measures at the scene, but the victim died from his injuries.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing, though officers do not anticipate charges or citations for the driver.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to extensive harm in the event of an accident. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving any type of vehicle. Hundreds of victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents every year in Georgia.
In just one recent year, more than 260 pedestrians were killed in accidents due to the negligence of others. When a pedestrian loses their life in an accident, families often wonder how they will move forward. These unexpected accidents turn lives upside-down in the blink of an eye. If you have suffered from these losses, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Losing someone you love in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in the event of a pedestrian accident.
Luckily, families have a variety of options available for them during these difficult times. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you should seek the immediate help of a Macon wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Macon Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
The aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down. Because of this, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects.
These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after a fatal collision. Please contact an accident attorney in Macon at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you every step of the way.
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 and 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.