A pedestrian accident injured a student walking to school Friday morning, September 6, 2019.
As reported by 11Alive.com, “[a]t 8:14 a.m., Atlanta police officers responded to the incident at 2495 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, NW.”
According to the report, “a 14-year-old was struck by a car while walking to school Friday morning in northwest Atlanta.”
The child struck was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in serious condition, per the report.
The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.
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 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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