Jonesboro, GA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at GA-138 & Chase Woods Dr 

12/22 Jonesboro, GA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at GA-138 & Chase Woods Dr

Jonesboro, GA (December 22, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal accident that took place at an intersection in Jonesboro on the night of Wednesday, December 21. 

According to Clayton County officials, the accident happened before 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of GA-138 and Chase Woods Drive. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the street at the intersection when they were struck by a passenger vehicle. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained on scene following the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was harmed in the accident. 

The roadway was completely blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

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

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost as a result of this accident. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, which is why drivers are urged to pay close attention to the roads around them at all times. When pedestrians are offered special protections on our roads, accidents can be prevented. Hundreds of pedestrians, however, continue to lose their lives in horrific accidents each year in Georgia. In just 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents within the state. Georgia is actually known for being one of the worst states for pedestrian accidents, with many lives being lost each year. If you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust as soon as possible. 

Losing somebody close to you in an accident can be a difficult thing for you and your family to process. Luckily, you have a wide array of options after an accident. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may be feeling stressed and alone after the loss of a loved one, which is completely normal. It is crucial that you speak with a dedicated Jonesboro wrongful death attorney soon after your loved one’s accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you get back on your feet after you have sustained the loss of a loved one in an accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources to you. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Jonesboro at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you every step of the way. 

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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