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March 3, 2022

Duluth, GA – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash at Ingram Rd & Clara Mae Walk

Duluth, GA (March 3, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident that took place in Duluth on Wednesday night, March 2. 

According to Gwinnett County Police, the accident happened around 7:40 p.m. at the intersection of Ingram Road and Clara Mae Walk. A 77-year-old male pedestrian was walking in front of his home so that he could collect his mail. Suddenly, he was struck by a white SUV that fled the scene of the accident following the collision. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was the only person injured in the accident and received traumatic injuries. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. 

The roadway was blocked at the home for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. Police have said that they did not yet find the driver responsible for the accident. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Hit-and-run accidents are on the rise throughout the state of Georgia and beyond. According to statistics, 68% of people killed in hit-and-run accidents were pedestrians and bicyclists in one recent year. It is estimated that fleeing drivers account for approximately 20% of fatalities stemming from pedestrian accidents.

A pedestrian is more likely to lose their life when a driver flees the scene of an accident. This is due to the fact that they will not receive the medical attention they need right off the bat. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Families who have sustained these losses should speak with an attorney that they can trust. 

If you believe that a driver is negligent in the death of your loved one, you have options. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder what options you have for recovery. You should never have to worry about the bills that pile up against you during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have and help you meet deadlines that are required of you. If you have lost somebody close to you in an accident, you should be prepared to speak with a skilled and compassionate Duluth wrongful death attorney

Duluth Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Bringing a wrongful death claim is not always easy to do, as these claims can sometimes be highly complex in nature. However, you may find that you and your family are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects at this time. These include some of the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, we are here to help you. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Duluth at (678) 832-0585 to find out how we can assist 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.