Athens, GA (November 30, 2018) – This past week, a University of Georgia bus was involved in an accident involving a pedestrian that led to a variety of injuries. The pedestrian did not sustain injuries themselves, but multiple people on the bus received a variety of injuries.
At the time, the pedestrian had been walking south on Sanford Drive in Athens and started crossing the street with a bunch of other people. At that time, an oncoming bus owned by the University of Georgia braked so that it wouldn’t hit her. The pedestrians were not injured.
Several students on the bus were jerked forward due to the collision and received injuries. One person lost consciousness and another suffered a variety of different injuries.
At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to the accident.
Many accidents involving pedestrians lead to serious injuries every year. Our thoughts are with the injured bus passengers as they begin the journey to recovery.
Pedestrian Accident in Georgia
In Georgia, pedestrian accidents are on the rise, some of which happen due to the negligence of common carriers. A bus is considered a common carrier, as it takes people from point A to point B for a fee. If you have been involved in an accident and received injuries as a result, you have many options when it comes to your claim. Our experienced Georgia accident attorneys handle a wide variety of different accident cases and want to help you every step of the way.
At the Nye Law Group, we have achieved proven case results for the victims of many accidents year-round. If you are somebody who has been injured due to the negligence of another party, you have many options for bringing a claim as you move forward. Our client testimonials speak on behalf of our work, where we dedicate ourselves completely to helping you understand the many laws that apply to your case and helping you find comfort in this desperate time. Do not hesitate to contact us today at 912-200-5230 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
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