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June 20, 2022

Decatur, GA – One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Glenwood Rd 

Decatur, GA (June 20, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a roadway in Decatur on Monday morning, June 20. 

According to local officials, the accident happened around 5:30 a.m. in the morning on Glenwood Road. A pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was walking in the area of I-285 when they were struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver who struck the pedestrian remained at the scene. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of their injuries. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the accident. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time. 

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of the pedestrian whose life was taken in the accident.  

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads in the state of Georgia. This means that, in the event of an accident involving any type of vehicle, a pedestrian accident could lead to serious injuries and even take the lives of those involved. In 2020 alone, statistics showed that approximately 273 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in accidents within the state of Georgia. The loss of a loved one can impact your life in a variety of ways. Families often wonder where they can turn during these difficult times, which is why it is vital that they have the help of an attorney at this time. 

Nothing can ever change the fact that a loved one has been taken from you in an accident. It is also true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one when their life has been lost in an accident. However, receiving financial compensation for the loss of a loved one can help you get back on your feet as you are grieving the loss of your loved one. You and your family may be left with a wide array of questions during this difficult time. This is why it is important that you speak with a Decatur wrongful death attorney who you can trust in your time of need. 

At Monge & Associates, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be on both emotional and financial levels when somebody close has been taken from you. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages, including the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future loss of earnings
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Pain and suffering

If you have lost a loved one in an accident, we will stand by your side. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Decatur 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. 

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.