Macon, GA – Update: Betty Jackson Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Pio Nono Ave

2/8 Macon, GA – Update: Betty Jackson Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Pio Nono Ave

Macon, GA (February 8, 2023) – At 8 p.m. on Tuesday night, February 7, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Macon. The woman has since been identified by police.

According to Bibb County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of Pio Nono Avenue around the area of Dewey Street. Police confirmed that a woman was walking in the southbound lanes of traffic when she was suddenly struck by a Toyota 4Runner that was traveling in the right lane of traffic. The driver of the Toyota, who has since been identified as a 73-year-old woman, remained at the scene of the crash.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as 57-year-old Betty Jackson, was rushed to a local hospital with traumatic injuries. She was tragically pronounced dead while there. Police have confirmed that she was from South Carolina.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released, but the investigation continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost her life in this collision.

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

2/8 Macon, GA – Update: Betty Jackson Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Pio Nono AveThousands of individuals lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout the United States every single year. In just Georgia, hundreds of lives are lost each year as a result of these preventable but horrific accidents. In 2021, in fact, it was reported that 348 pedestrians lost their lives as a result of fatal pedestrian accidents in the state of Georgia. This means that pedestrian accidents in Georgia have been up 24% from the previous year. If you and your family have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal pedestrian accident. You should know that you and your family have every right to take legal action after you have lost someone closest to you in an accident. While you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you. It is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Macon wrongful death attorney during these difficult times.

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have decades of experience assisting those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We believe that nobody should have to deal with the aftermath of a fatal collision entirely on their own. Our team will fight to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • 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 we can do for 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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