Cobb County News
A pedestrian accident claimed the life of a man Thursday morning, March 21, 2019. According to CobbCountyCourier.com, the accident “happened this [Thursday] morning at 6:21 a.m. on Riverside Parkway near the I-20 overpass.” CBS46.com reports, “Sidney Tharpe, 66, of Roaring River, North Carolina was walking north on Riverside Parkway when he was hit by a 2010 Chevrolet Suburban traveling south on Riverside Parkway.” Mr. Tharpe was pronounced dead on scene.
The collision remains under investigation according to the media outlets.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and if the driver is found to be at fault, Sidney Tharpe’s family may elect to file civil claims for their loss.
Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian accident cases, The Murray Law Firm suggests that Mr. Tharpe’s family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the vehicles and roadways involved and a review of traffic surveillance footage will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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