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October 12, 2022

Macon, GA – Rusty Allen Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Eisenhower Pkwy 

Macon, GA (October 12, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a major roadway in Macon on Friday night, October 7. 

According to Bibb County officials, the accident happened late at night on Eisenhower Parkway around the area of Houston Avenue. A pedestrian was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by the driver of a Jeep Laredo due to reasons that are not entirely known. It is believed that the driver of the Jeep remained at the scene. 

Several local responders, including Macon fire crews and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as 56-year-old Rusty Allen, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the crash due to traumatic injuries. The driver of the Jeep, identified as a 30-year-old man from Warner Robins, was not hurt in the accident. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time as police worked to clear the scene. No charges have been filed against the involved driver at this time.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

No pedestrian ever expects that they will become involved in a life-altering accident on our roads until it is too late. The unfortunate truth is that many lives are lost as a result of Georgia pedestrian accidents every year. In 2021, Georgia saw a large rate of fatal pedestrian accidents with 348 people losing their lives in these accidents within the state. The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should speak with a dedicated attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

The loss of a loved one is traumatic and can deeply impact every aspect of your life. It is normal to feel alone and confused after you have sustained these immense losses. It is true that no amount of money is capable of bringing back a loved one whose life was taken in an accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level during one of the most complex and stressful times in your life. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is important to know that you have options. You should be prepared to speak with a dedicated Macon wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical bills that piled up before your losses
  • Future loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial expenses

Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Macon at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have at this time. 

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.