A 44-year-old man from Alpharetta was reportedly struck by a car while attempting to cross Abercorn Street in Savannah Monday evening, January 28, 2019, according The Savannah Morning News.
Savannah police told WTOC 11, the victim “was transported to the hospital in serious condition.” It is unclear whether the driver will be facing charges.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this incident continue to develop, and if the driver is found to be at fault, the pedestrian may elect to file civil claims for his injuries.
Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect his interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the roadways involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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