Savannah, GA – Construction Worker Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Broughton St
Last updated Thursday, February 9th, 2023
Savannah, GA (February 6, 2023) – Around 5 p.m. on Monday evening, February 6, a construction worker sustained injuries in a Savannah pedestrian accident.
According to Savannah Police, the accident happened on Broughton Street around the area of Barnard Street. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the area when the driver struck another vehicle, then drove up onto the sidewalk. The driver then went through road barricades and collided with a construction worker who was on the roadway.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local Savannah responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The construction worker, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. They were taken to the hospital for treatment, though their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked, and police urged those traveling through to use alternate routes until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our warmest sympathies to the pedestrian injured in this accident. We hope that he receives a speedy recovery from his injuries.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Nobody ever expects that they will become involved in a pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that many people face every year in Georgia – some of which sustain serious injuries, and some of whom lose their lives. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents throughout Georgia. On top of this, thousands more sustained serious injuries and were hospitalized, making pedestrian accidents more prevalent throughout the state than ever before. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
The first thing that anybody thinks about after a pedestrian accident is making sure that they receive the medical attention that they need. Very serious injuries tend to result from pedestrian accidents, which include the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
- Paralysis and spinal cord injuries
After you have sought medical treatment for your injuries, you should always be prepared to seek legal help. It is normal to have a variety of questions following a pedestrian accident, which is why you should speak with a skilled Savannah personal injury lawyer immediately.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we understand how overwhelming pedestrian accidents can be. We are looking forward to working with you on your claim and providing you with the resources that you need to be successful as you move forward with a claim. Trying to receive the best settlement from the insurance company can be difficult, especially when they are threatening to lowball your claim or deny it altogether. This is why you should never delay when it comes to seeking legal help so that you can get started on your case as soon as possible. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Savannah at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist you.
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