Macon, Georgia (February 6, 2023) - On Sunday, February 5th, just before 7:30 p.m., a collision occurred on Eisenhower Parkway between Log Cabin Drive and Bloomfield Road. The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into the accident.
A 49-year-old man was riding his bicycle westbound in the eastbound lanes of Eisenhower Parkway when he was hit by a Lexus RX traveling eastbound in the left lane.
The victim was taken to Atrium Health Navicent, where he was declared dead by the staff. The Lexus driver, a 44-year-old woman from Macon, was treated and released at the scene. No one else was hurt in the accident.
People in Georgia frequently travel by bicycle because it is both a practical and cost-effective mode of transportation. Unfortunately, it only takes a split second for a careless driver's actions to become catastrophic or even fatal for a cyclist.
When a bicyclist is killed after being hit by a vehicle, their loved ones may be able to file a Wrongful Death Claim against the at-fault driver.
If your loved one died in a bike accident due to the negligence of another driver, you will need the assistance of a Macon Wrongful Death Lawyer if you want to seek financial compensation for your loss.
Although no amount of money can bring back the person you loved, it can help to ease your mind about the mounting financial obligations left in their wake.
You have the right to seek compensation for any injuries and damages you sustained if you were involved in a bicycle accident and believe the accident was caused by the driver.
If you are thinking about filing a claim after a bike accident, you should first consult with a personal injury lawyer.
Even in simple cases, it is often best to consult with a lawyer to learn what you may be entitled to and which laws apply to your claim.
If you were hurt due to the negligence of another person, our team of experienced Bicycle Accident Lawyers at The Mabra Firm can assist you in seeking compensation for your injuries.
Helping accident victims get the money they deserve for their suffering is our top priority.
To schedule an appointment for a free injury consultation at our law firm, call (404) 344-5255.
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.