Atlanta, Georgia (February 16, 2023) - According to police, a person died after being hit by a train early Thursday morning in southwest Atlanta.
The fatal accident occurred on the tracks near Ralph Abernathy Boulevard and West Whitehall Street shortly before 4:15 a.m.
Police say they are unable to identify the victim's gender because of the condition of their body. At this time, the victim has not been identified.
Investigators were on the scene gathering evidence and determining what caused the fatal accident.
This accident is still under investigation.
Anyone who is not driving a motorized vehicle on the road is considered a pedestrian. Pedestrian accidents are extremely dangerous. They are more serious than other types of accidents because even when moving slowly, a vehicle can cause significant damage to an unprotected person. Almost all pedestrian accidents cause injuries
The law treats pedestrian accidents similarly to motor vehicle accidents. Victims have the right to seek compensation for all of their medical bills as well as any other damages incurred as a result of the accident. and many cause death.
The specifics of who was at fault in the accident will differ depending on the specifics of the accident.
If you or someone you care about is involved in a pedestrian accident and believes it was caused by another person's negligence, you should seek the advice of an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer to assist you with your claim.
If you were a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle or if a family member was struck by a vehicle and died, The Mabra Law Firm can help you file a claim for your accident and obtain financial compensation.
When you hire our firm to represent you in your case, we will work to ensure that you are compensated for any medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional distress caused by the incident.
Call us at 404-344-5255 to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Pedestrian Accident Attorneys to learn how we can best assist you with your case.
Note: This post was created with the help of outside sources, such as news articles and first-hand accounts. Because the details of this accident have not been independently verified, please notify us immediately if you discover any false information. We will update the post to reflect the correct information.
Disclaimer: At The Mabra Law Firm, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality and safety of our state, and we have been saddened by the outcomes of numerous accidents. We hope that by informing those in our community about these accidents, they will work to prevent other serious accidents in the future. These posts are not intended to be solicitations for business. The information contained within should never be interpreted as medical or legal advice. We wish everyone involved in these accidents a fast recovery.