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March 14, 2022

Tucker, GA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Lawrenceville Hwy

Tucker, GA (March 14, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash that took place on a major roadway in Tucker on Monday morning, March 14. 

According to local officials, the accident happened at 1 a.m. on the Lawrenceville Highway near Cooledge Road. A pedestrian male was walking in the area when he suddenly started to cross the highway. He was suddenly struck by a car that was traveling west in the area. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified as a man in his late 50s, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for some period of time as police worked to clear the scene. This led to delays for some time. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Between 2019 and 2020, there was a 14% increase in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Georgia. In 2019, it is estimated that approximately 239 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents, while this number increased to 273 in 2020. Pedestrians are the most at-risk parties on our roads in the state of Georgia and beyond. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

When a person makes the decision to travel by foot somewhere, they could be at risk for an accident involving an inattentive driver. Drivers are supposed to pay close attention to the roads around them but this does not always occur. This means that a life could be taken within seconds. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder how you will pay the bills that pile up. It is crucial that you seek the immediate help of a Tucker wrongful death attorney at this time. 

Tucker Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident. Our attorneys understand that every situation is different, which means that your claim needs special care and attention. We will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your claim. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have sustained the loss of a loved one, we will stand by your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Tucker at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist 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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.