A motor vehicle pedestrian accident in Canton, GA sadly claimed the life of a man Wednesday night, November 20, 2019.
As reported by Patch.com, “Canton Police and Cherokee County Fire personnel responded to the incident near 217 Riverstone Pkwy around 7:45 pm.”
According to the report, “[r]esponders found a 52-year-old male from Canton…was struck by an SUV as he attempted to cross the street.”
The man died at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of the pedestrian 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 and pedestrian claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of the pedestrian 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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