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Hinesville, GA – Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident at Shaw Rd & Forest Lake Dr 

Last updated Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Hinesville, GA – Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident at Shaw Rd & Forest Lake Dr 

Hinesville, GA (January 30, 2023) – A child sustained serious injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident that took place at a Hinesville intersection on Saturday night, January 28. 

According to Hinesville Police Department officials, the accident happened at 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Shaw Road and Forest Lake Drive. A 12-year-old boy was walking in the area alongside the road near the intersection. He suddenly came into contact with a passenger vehicle that remained at the scene after the accident.

Several responders, including Hinesville paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. When paramedics arrived at the scene, they found the child alert and conscious. He was seriously injured, however, and had to be flown to the hospital by medical helicopter. He has since been listed in stable condition. 

A portion of the intersection was blocked for an extended period of time. Police confirmed that the driver is not yet facing any charges due to their role in the accident. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing. 

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the child injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

As unfortunate as pedestrian accidents are, they keep increasing on our roads every year. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that these accidents can be prevented but they continue to happen when drivers act negligently and disobey the rules of the road. Hundreds of lives are lost in pedestrian accidents every year throughout Georgia, some of whom are children. In 2021, it was reported that 348 pedestrians were killed in Georgia and many more were injured. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. 

Being hurt in a pedestrian crash can be a devastating experience, especially if you have suffered from serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from these accidents include the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis
  • Burns

These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian crash, you should speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable Hinesville personal injury attorney that you can trust. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you and your family after you have sustained immense harm in a pedestrian crash in Georgia. It is not unusual to be faced with serious injuries and emotions that you cannot handle entirely on your own, which is why our attorneys are here for you. We will assist you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for an array of financial damages so that you can get back on your feet when you need it the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Hinesville at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do to help you in your dire time of need. 

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.

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