Macon, GA – Update: Nicholas Chalker Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Gray Hwy
Macon, GA (September 13, 2022) – Around 12 a.m. on Saturday night, September 10, a man was killed in a Macon pedestrian accident. He has since been identified by police.
According to Bibb County Sheriff’s Office officials, the accident happened at 1300 Gray Highway. Police confirmed that an adult male was walking in the left lane of the highway when he was suddenly struck by a 42-year-old male driver in a pickup truck. He was then struck a second time by a 27-year-old man on a motorcycle.
Several Macon responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified as 31-year-old Nicolas Chalker, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The motorcyclist was also taken to Atrium Health Navicent for treatment of injuries but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in almost all lanes of traffic due to the severity of the crash as police worked to clear the scene. Charges are not currently pending, according to police.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim at this time. We also hope that the injured party receives a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads in the state of Georgia. Pedestrians are at risk for some of the most severe injuries in accidents, as well as losing their lives when an accident occurs. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 322 pedestrians were killed in Georgia due to the carelessness of others. Between the years 2016 and 2020, it was reported that 1,200 people were struck by vehicles within the state. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you speak with a skilled attorney as soon as possible about your options.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. These include some of the following:
- What evidence do you need to prove that another party is to blame for your collision?
- Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial?
- What should you say or not say to the insurance company involved in your claim?
These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a knowledgeable Macon wrongful death attorney.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Having the help of an attorney on your side in the midst of a claim can help you greatly as you attempt to get back on your feet. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please 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.
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