A motor vehicle pedestrian accident in Athens, Georgia early Thursday morning, March 19, 2020, tragically claimed the life of one person.
As reported by RedandBlack.com, “[a] truck struck a person walking across Atlanta Highway at 3:35 a.m. Thursday.”
AthensOnline.com is reporting, “a 2016 International box truck was traveling east on Atlanta Highway when it hit the man, who was crossing the road from the parking lot of Racetrac.”
According to the report, “[t]he man was identified as 69-year-old Sidney James Batchelor.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Sidney James Batchelor 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 the family of Sidney James Batchelor 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 vehicle 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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