Sandy Springs News
A hit-and-run motor vehicle accident injured a tow truck driver early Friday morning, August 2, 2019.
As reported by AJC.com, “[t]he accident happened around 2 a.m. in the westbound lanes near Riverside Drive.”
According to the report, a tow truck pulled behind a Mercedes-Benz SUV, which was stopped in the center lanes after hitting a center median.
When the driver exited his tow truck, he was struck by a passing vehicle.
The tow truck driver was identified as “26-year-old Darrell Simpson of Marietta” and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, Darrell Simpson may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for his injuries. 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 Darrell Simpson should retain a law firm without delay to protect his 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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