Carrollton, GA (December 27, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident that took place on a major roadway in Carrollton last week.
According to Polk County officials, the accident happened on GA-1 headed toward the Cedartown area. Police confirmed that 28-year-old Sharad Robinson was walking south on the highway when the driver was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle headed in the same direction. The driver fled the scene without stopping at the scene.
Robinson was missing for several days after the accident took place. When police and paramedics finally found him, he was tragically pronounced deceased due to his traumatic injuries. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the collision.
Police blocked off the area for some time after finding Robinson. Police did not say if they found the driver responsible for the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Georgia, as a whole, is one of the worst states for pedestrians to travel by foot. This is due to the fact that you are more likely to become involved in an injurious or fatal accident in Georgia than any other place as a pedestrian. In just 2021 alone, it was reported that approximately 320 people were killed in pedestrian accidents and thousands more were seriously injured. Many families wonder what options they have after they have lost a loved one prematurely in a fatal pedestrian accident. This is completely normal, as these can be challenging and complex times. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a fatal collision can be a difficult thing to deal with on your own. This is why it is important that you have legal help on your side during these difficult times. While you are grieving such immense losses, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should not have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a pedestrian accident entirely on your own, especially if you have lost somebody you love. Speaking with a wrongful death lawyer in Atlanta can help you get back on your feet when you need it the most.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have lost a loved one in a life-altering pedestrian accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. We understand how overwhelming these times can be and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a variety of aspects, such as the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you.
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