An accident involving a vehicle killed a pedestrian Wednesday, June 5, 2019. According to AJC.com, “Tony Odell Thomason, 57, of Gainesville, was walking along Athens Highway near Wilson Drive…[w]hen he entered the roadway, a silver Nissan Sentra hit him.” CBS46.com is reporting, “[Mr.] Thomason suffered from serious injuries and he was immediately transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.” Mr. Thomason was later pronounced dead at the hospital according to the media reports.
The accident investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the family of Tony Odell Thomason may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing pedestrian victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that Mr. Thomason’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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