Carroll County News
A pedestrian accident claimed the life of a man Tuesday morning, May 7, 2019. According to AJC.com, “[a] man walking in a right lane was struck just before 6 a.m. by a Nissan Versa as the car was merging onto the interstate from the Ga. 61 entrance ramp…[t]he impact catapulted the pedestrian into the center lane.” According to the report, a Georgia State Patrol spokesperson said “it is very likely that the pedestrian was struck by a number of unknown vehicles traveling westbound as well…[h]owever, no other vehicles stopped or returned to the scene.”
The interstate was closed while troopers investigated, no word on any charges being filed according to the media report.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the victim’s family may elect to file civil claims for their loss. Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian accident cases, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim’s family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their 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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