An accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle injured a pedestrian Friday evening, May 17, 2019. According to WGXA.tv, “[t]he accident happened around 6 p.m. near the Colony West Apartments, located in the 5000 block of Bloomfield Rd. in Macon.” 41NBC.com is reporting, “a 9-year-old girl was crossing Bloomfield Road on her bike when a car…hit her.” The girl was eventually flown to Egleston Children’s Hospital after initially being taken to Navicent Health in critical condition according to the report.
The accident is under investigation, and charges are pending according to the media outlets.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and depending on who is deemed to be at fault, the victim may elect to file civil claims for her injuries. Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian accident cases, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect her interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the vehicles and roadways involved and a review of traffic surveillance footage will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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