Kennesaw, GA – Man Injured in Serious Pedestrian Accident on I-75
Kennesaw, GA (March 27, 2022) – Around 6:50 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 26, a man was injured in a serious pedestrian accident in Kennesaw.
According to Cobb County Police, the accident happened on the I-75 entrance ramp to the Ernest Barrett Parkway. An unknown vehicle was traveling in the area when it suddenly started to make a turn onto the entrance ramp headed north. It suddenly struck a pedestrian male who was walking in the area. From there, the vehicle continued onward without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The 58-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured as a result of the crash. He was rushed to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, where he remains at this time.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. They did not say if they found the driver responsible for the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents on Georgia roads. This is due to the fact that these accidents involve some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2019, it is estimated that approximately 236 pedestrians lost their lives in Georgia pedestrian accidents. On top of this, many others sustained serious injuries. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways that you may not be prepared for. Because of this, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Facing the aftermath of a pedestrian accident is not always easy to do. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only an accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the assistance of a Kennesaw personal injury attorney on your side.
Kennesaw Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a pedestrian accident can be and offer our help when you need it the most. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
We believe that you should never have to stand alone after a pedestrian accident. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Kennesaw at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can help 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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