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May 9, 2022

Augusta, GA – Randolf Brinson Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash at Walton Way 

Augusta, GA (May 9, 2022) – A pedestrian accident that took place on Saturday night, May 7, claimed the life of one victim in Augusta. 

According to the Augusta Police Department, the accident happened around 11:30 p.m. at 900 Walton Way. When police responded to the scene, they found that a pedestrian identified as 62-year-old Randolf Brinson was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. Though no further information was provided on the circumstances leading up to the crash, it is believed that the driver remained at the scene. 

Fire crews, paramedics, and several other Augusta responders were dispatched to the scene. Brinson was traumatically injured in the crash. He was tragically pronounced deceased at the scene. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the collision. 

A large portion of the road was blocked in the area of the accident for some time as police worked to clear the scene. 

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office and various other responders continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. 

We offer our sympathies to the family and friends of Randolf Brinson at this time. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

The prevalence of pedestrian accidents has risen over the years and Georgia is no stranger to these circumstances. In all of 2021, it was reported that approximately 182 individuals were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents. Most pedestrian accidents that occur on our roads are a result of driver negligence. We see many drivers fail to pay attention at crosswalks or speed through areas where pedestrians could be walking at any given time. If you can show that a driver was to blame for the loss of life in your loved one, you can successfully move forward with a claim. 

It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one who has been taken from you in a pedestrian accident. However, financial compensation can play an important role in your life as you and your family are grieving your losses. A driver who has caused the loss of your loved one should be held completely liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face but this is the reality that hundreds of families suffer from every year in Georgia. If you have lost a loved one in a preventable pedestrian accident, you should speak with a skilled Augusta wrongful death attorney that you can rely on. 

At Monge & Associates, our experienced attorneys will hold one or more parties accountable for the harm that they have caused your family. We will help you bring a claim on behalf of your loved one by building the strongest case possible. You should never have to deal with a stressful wrongful death claim entirely on your own. You may find that you could obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects, including: 

  • Medical expenses before the loved one’s passing
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium

Contact a wrongful death attorney in Augusta at (888) 688-1924 as soon as possible to get started on your claim. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.