A motor vehicle accident sadly claimed the life of a pedestrian Saturday night, July 20, 2019.
As reported by AJC.com, “[j]ust before midnight Saturday, officers responded to a call about a man lying in the 1300 block of Beaver Ruin Road in unincorporated Norcross.” Per the report, “[t]he man, identified as 38-year-old Kevin Brown, was unresponsive in the roadway.”
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle did not stop at the scene.
GwinnettDailyPost.com is reporting, the driver of the vehicle was arrested on Monday and “was charged with hit-and-run resulting in serious injury or death and vehicular homicide.”
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Kevin Brown 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 Kevin Brown 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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