Calhoun, GA (March 2, 2023) – On Wednesday night, March 1, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a highway in Calhoun.
According to Calhoun officials, the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. on GA-53 around the area of the Curtis Parkway intersection. An adult female was walking across the street near the intersection when she was suddenly struck by a driver in a Ford F-150 that was traveling west. The pedestrian allegedly stayed at the nearby Travel Lodge and was crossing the street so that she could buy food in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as 57-year-old Helen Louise Fain, was rushed to AdventHealth Gordon for treatment of traumatic injuries. She was tragically pronounced dead while there. Nobody else was hurt in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Over recent years, Georgia has seen an unfortunate increase in pedestrian accidents. Many pedestrian accidents lead to injuries and fatalities due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed in fatal accidents in Georgia every year. In just 2021 alone, it was reported that 348 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Georgia, with many more sustaining injuries. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian crash can affect your life in many ways. This is why it is imperative that you speak with a skilled attorney after a fatal crash.
The loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. You may be grieving such immense and unexpected losses, which can leave you with questions about how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. There are many individuals who can successfully bring a wrongful death claim, which include the following:
- Parents of the deceased
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, it is important to remember that you have options. Speaking with a Calhoun wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected at this time.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. We are dedicated to gathering the evidence that you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Calhoun at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you.
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.
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