Chamblee, Georgia (February 10, 2023) - An accident that occurred on Thursday evening and resulted in the death of a pedestrian is being investigated by the Chamblee Police Department.
According to officials, the fatal accident took place around 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Chamblee Tucker Road and Peachtree Road.
Witnesses at the scene told investigators that the pedestrian was dressed in dark clothing and attempted to cross the road without activating the crosswalk signal.
The driver of the vehicle that was involved in the collision is helping authorities with their investigation.
The identity of the victim has not yet been made public by the authorities.
The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.
A pedestrian is considered to be anyone on the sidewalk or roadway that is not operating a motor vehicle.
Accidents in which pedestrians are involved present a significant risk. Pedestrian accidents are among the most dangerous of all accidents because even at low speeds, an unprotected person can sustain significant injuries from the impact of a vehicle. Nearly all accidents involving pedestrians result in injuries, and many of them result in fatalities.
Accidents involving pedestrians are handled in a similar manner as accidents involving motor vehicles. In the event of an accident, victims have the legal right to seek compensation for all expenses pertaining to the accident.
The specifics of who was at fault in the accident will differ depending on what happened, and each case will present its own unique circumstances.
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 Chamblee Personal Injury Lawyer to assist 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 compensation.
When you hire a Personal Injury Lawyer to help with your pedestrian accident case, rest assured that we will work diligently to make sure 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 and find out 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.