Albany, GA (October 31, 2018) – Around 4:54 a.m., the Albany Police Department responded to a pedestrian accident in the 1900 block of Clark Avenue that led to injuries in one.
71-year-old Sheila McCall had been traveling west on Clark Avenue when she struck a 40-year-old named David Childs Jr. who had been standing in the roadway. Childs had been crossing the street from north to south at the time and was located in an area that was not well-lit. Childs received serious injuries and McCall also had minor injuries.
Childs was quickly taken to the hospital but police say that he is expected to be okay. At this time, the investigation into the incident continues.
Albany Pedestrian Accident
We wish to first extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to those who have been injured in this serious accident and hope that they will find peace in recovery during this difficult time. Being involved in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most life-altering things you have ever experienced for a wide variety of reasons, but you are not alone.
Pedestrian accidents happen for many reasons, one of which includes drivers who are not looking out for these vulnerable parties on the roadways to the best of their ability. They can happen when drivers are too distracted on their phones, dialing the radio, speeding, or not anticipating pedestrians at crosswalks. If you have been injured in one of these accidents due to the negligence of another driver, you have options.
At the Nye Law Group, we want to protect your rights when it comes to your personal injury claim, as we know how important your case is to you and your right to recovery. Call us today at (912) 200-5230 to find out how we can help you.
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