Pedestrian in Metro-Atlanta Dies in Hit and Run
According to a report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a man died Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Mableton Parkway in Cobb County. The 36-year-old was hit by a driver who left the scene of the incident, the report said. This tragic accident is a reminder to pedestrians and drivers alike that road and traffic safety is incredibly important.
A federal report shows that more than 4,000 people died in pedestrian accidents in 2009 and that nearly 60,000 were hurt in traffic incidents. As populations continue to grow, it’s likely that the number of these incidents will also increase.
Our firm represents victims of pedestrian accidents. Driver error, reckless driving, drunk driving and driver inattention can quickly lead to a crash. Pedestrians who have been injured in an accident can suffer through lengthy and expensive recoveries that include medical bills, therapy, rehab and any equipment or medications that may be necessary.
If you were hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is important to speak with a lawyer to find out what your case is really worth. Call the Accident & Disability Attorneys of Monge & Associates, or use our online contact form for a free consultation.
Our attorneys work to protect your rights and explain all of your legal options. Get the compensation you need to cover the costs associated with your injuries. Call us today at (800) 860-8021.