Rome, GA – Cedric Floyd Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Turner McCall Blvd
Rome, GA (June 6, 2022) – Around 8:15 a.m. on Monday morning, June 6, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Rome.
According to Rome Police, the accident happened on Turner McCall Boulevard around the area of East 12th Street near Zaxby’s. The pedestrian, identified as 40-year-old Cedric Floyd, was walking across the street. At the same time, a Ford F-150 was traveling in the area and slammed into Floyd because they were unable to stop. The pedestrian was pinned under the truck.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Fire crews had to work to extricate Floyd from under the vehicle. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for several hours following the collision. Police rerouted traffic until they were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in the state of Georgia. This means that they are most likely to become seriously injured or even killed in the event of a pedestrian accident. In 2021, approximately 350 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented. If you have sustained immense losses due to a pedestrian accident, you and your family may wonder where you can turn. Losing somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. If you have lost someone close to you, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
You may wonder where you can turn after a fatal pedestrian accident. If you want to move forward with a complex pedestrian accident claim, you will need to prove that the party that struck your loved one was acting negligently at the time of the collision. There are many common reasons for pedestrian accidents that lead to fatalities, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
Wrongful death claims can be incredibly complex in nature. Because of this, you should speak with a Rome wrongful death attorney that you can trust.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates, we have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal pedestrian accidents. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you move forward after a fatal collision. We will help you get back on your feet as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Our attorneys believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have lost someone you love in an accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Rome at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you.
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