A motor vehicle pedestrian accident in Marietta, GA injured one person early Thursday morning, May 14, 2020.
As reported by AJC.com, “[t]he incident took place overnight last Thursday near County Services Parkway and Valor Drive.”
According to the report, “[the driver] is accused of hitting a pedestrian and driving away, leaving the person with several broken bones.
MDJonline.com is reporting, “[the driver] was taken into custody, after police found her stopped in the middle of the roadway about a quarter mile from where the pedestrian was hit.”
According to the report, “[a]ccused had an open Modelo with contents still remaining in the front cup holder. In the back seat there was a 24 pack of Modelo with one full beer and the remainder open and empty. There was also an open 12 pack of Corona with three open and empty.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the victim may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle and pedestrian claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the victim 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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