Atlanta, GA (August 13, 2018) – Early Friday morning, two individuals recording a rap video in the road were struck by a vehicle. The incident took place near the Jackson Street Bridge, which is known for its incredible views of the skyline.
The two individuals struck by the motor vehicle have now been identified. Karin Simmons, 45, and Kevin Megginson, 40, were both in the road recording a video when they were hit by a vehicle.
Police confirmed the identity of the individuals but did not provide further information regarding their conditions. One of the men was taken to Atlanta Medical Center for treatment and the other was taken to Grady Memorial. Both individuals are reported to be stable, but their exact condition or injuries have not been reported.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured and will not be charged. Both Simmons and Megginson will be charged with Pedestrian in the Roadway. We hope everyone involved in this unfortunate accident has a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian involved vehicle accidents
Although it is unfortunate when a vehicle accident occurs, it is not always the fault of the driver. Although more common in pedestrian-involved accidents, there are instances when the victim of the accident is the responsible party.
These circumstances are unfortunately for everyone. In addition to injuries, individuals often sustain damage to their vehicles. At the Nye Law Group, we help individuals in this situation recover costs to repair their vehicle, mental and emotional distress, and more.
We have decades of experience helping individuals involved in car accidents protect their rights and acquire the compensation they deserve. If you are ever involved in a car accident, call our professionals at (912) 200-5230 for a free, no obligations consultation.
Note: A variety of outsides 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.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.