Savannah, GA – Two Dead in Fatal Pedestrian Accident in NB Lanes of I-95
Savannah, GA (July 24, 2022) – Around 9 p.m. on Saturday night, July 23, two people were killed in a fatal car accident in Savannah.
According to Savannah Police Department officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-95 around the area of mile marker 105. The driver of a Honda Civic was headed north while a Nissan Altima and a Honda Pilot were on the east shoulder. The driver of the Honda Civic headed out of their lane and traveled onto the east shoulder, causing them to strike the two vehicles on the shoulder. The vehicle also slammed into two pedestrians who were working to change a tire.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The two drivers who were changing the tire were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The parties inside the involved vehicles were not injured as a result of the accident.
All northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents have been happening more commonly in the state of Georgia over recent years than ever before. Hundreds of people are killed and thousands more injured in pedestrian accidents every year within the state. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 348 people were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents in Georgia. Though drivers are always supposed to watch out for pedestrians at all times, these accidents still continue to happen and cause severe harm to those involved. If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you and your family have rights and options moving forward.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult thing to endure, especially if you have lost someone close to you in one of these accidents. As you are grieving the immense loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about the bills that pile up against you. You should not have to worry about the bills that pile up against you during these difficult times. Speaking with a Savannah wrongful death attorney is in your best interests as you move forward.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after losing someone you love in an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
We are here for you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Savannah at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you.
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