Augusta, GA – Allen Henley Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Meadowbrook Dr
Augusta, GA (June 10, 2022) – Around 12:30 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, June 10, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Augusta.
According to Richmond County officials, the accident happened at 2800 Meadowbrook Drive. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they started to cross the street. A vehicle was traveling in the area and struck the pedestrian. It is believed that the driver remained at the scene of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified as 56-year-old Allen Henley, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident.
Both eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic were blocked for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Allen Henley during these difficult times.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Though pedestrian accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents, they do lead to some of the most extensive harm when they do occur. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm when involved in an accident with any type of vehicle. Many pedestrians are seriously injured and lose their lives in accidents every year in the state of Georgia. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 273 pedestrians were killed in Georgia pedestrian accidents and many others were also injured. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust during these difficult times.
Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways that you may not be prepared for. One of the first things on your mind might be how you and your family will be able to grieve your losses. Though no amount of money can bring back a loved one, it can help you get back on your feet on a financial level. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal accident entirely on your own. Having the assistance of an Augusta wrongful death attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during these complex times.
Our skilled and resourceful attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling during this difficult time in your life. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these cases and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. These include some of the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
If you have lost a loved one in an accident, we will stand by your side along the way. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Augusta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you.
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