DeKalb County News
A motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle and a moped resulted in a loss of life Wednesday night, May 29, 2019. According to AJC.com, “[a] person on a moped was killed Wednesday night when a car jumped a median and hit the scooter head-on.” “The collision happened in the 600 block of Hambrick Road, just south of Memorial Drive outside the city of Pine Lake,” according to the report. The moped driver was pronounced dead at the scene. 11Alive.com is reporting, “[t]he owner of the vehicle was detained at the scene and interviewed by investigators.” There is no word on any pending charges.
The crash is still under investigation.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the victim’s family may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim 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 victim’s family 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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