An motor vehicle accident sadly claimed the life of a pedestrian Tuesday, June 4, 2019. According to 41NBC.com, the accident “happened Tuesday on Highway 247 near Griffin Road.” According to the news story, “54-year-old Augustine Vega was getting a ladder that fell from a vehicle he was riding in.” When Mr. Vega stepped onto the highway to grab it, he was hit by a truck. WGXA.tv is reporting, Per the report, “[Mr.] Vega was taken to a Macon hospital” but was unable to recover from his injuries.
The accident is still under investigation.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the family of Augustine Vega may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that Augustine Vega’s family should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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