Conyers, GA (February 10, 2023) – At 7:14 a.m. on the morning of Friday, February 10, a pedestrian crash with injuries occurred in Conyers. According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of GA-138 and White Road. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was headed through the intersection.
It is believed that the driver who struck the pedestrian stopped and remained at the scene. Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for a period of time until police cleared the scene. No further details have been released at this time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents may not be incredibly common, but they have quickly increased on our roads in Georgia over recent years. In one recent year, it was reported through research that Georgia ranked 4th in the entire country for pedestrian-related fatalities.
This means that more precautions must be taken to ensure that pedestrian accidents do not occur on our roads. In 2021, it was reported that 348 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents in Georgia, and many others sustained severe injuries. If you have sustained injuries as a result of a Georgia pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek immediate legal help.
No matter the circumstances that led to an accident, you have options after it has impacted your life. Many individuals do not know how severe a pedestrian accident can be until it happens to them. Drivers owe pedestrians a duty of care, but this is not always upheld, which is why your life may have been upended by an accident. You will have to show that the following aspects were present in your claim after an accident:
- A driver owed you, a pedestrian, a duty of care
- The driver breached this duty of care
- The breach of duty led to your accident
- Your accident led to damages and injuries
It is crucial that you speak with a Conyers personal injury attorney soon after your accident to find out what rights you have. Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have been hurt in a Georgia pedestrian crash. We want to do everything we can to make sure that a liable party or parties are held responsible for the harm that they have caused you and your family in an accident.
Our attorneys want to help you get back on your feet and be fairly compensated for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Conyers at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available 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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