An accident involving a bus claimed the life of a man riding a scooter Wednesday night, July 17, 2019. According to Fox5Atlanta.com, “[t]he crash happened around 10:27 p.m. near the intersection of West Peachtree Street NE and 15th Street.” As reported by WSBtv.com, “Atlanta police said a CobbLinc bus collided with Brad Alexander, 37, who was riding on a scooter. The bus was turning onto 15th Street and hit Alexander.” Fox5Atlanta.com is reporting, “[r]escue workers from Atlanta firefighters and Grady EMS worked to free Alexander, but police said he died at the scene from his injuries.”
Atlanta’s Accident Investigation Unit continue to investigate the accident.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Brad Alexander 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 cycling and pedestrian claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Brad Alexander 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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