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August 18, 2022

LaGrange, GA – Woman Struck by Husband in Pedestrian Accident on Moores Hill

LaGrange, GA (August 18, 2022) – Around 10:55 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, August 18, a woman was injured in a pedestrian accident in LaGrange that was caused by her husband. 

According to LaGrange Police, the accident happened around 105 Moores Hill. Police confirmed that a 32-year-old man forced his 42-year-old wife into an SUV at knifepoint. Police arrived before the husband could pull away and blocked him off with their vehicles. As the husband was speaking with the police, his wife tried to escape out of the SUV and was successful. The husband got back inside his vehicle and started to drive toward his wife, striking her and dragging her under the car. The vehicle dragged her along and went down an embankment. As this was happening, police shot at the vehicle and struck the husband. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The wife and husband were both taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Hospital for treatment of their injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for some time until police cleared the scene. 

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

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the woman who has sustained serious injuries in this accident. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Studies have shown that pedestrian accidents are on the rise throughout the state of Georgia. This is an unfortunate reality, as drivers are supposed to do whatever they can to ensure that these accidents are prevented. In just 2021 alone, it was reported that 348 pedestrians were killed and many others were seriously injured in pedestrian accidents. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have sustained these immense losses, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. 

Being hurt in a serious pedestrian accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. Many serious injuries stem from pedestrian accidents, such as the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures

The injuries that stem from a pedestrian accident are capable of landing a victim in the hospital for some period of time. On top of this, they sometimes keep a victim out of work until they are able to get back on their feet. You have options after a pedestrian accident and should speak with a LaGrange personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have been seriously injured in pedestrian collisions. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages at this time. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that was caused by another party. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in LaGrange at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.