Atlanta, GA (October 3, 2018) – On Sunday night, September 30, three teenage boys were taking a joyride in a stolen vehicle when negligent actions led to a serious pedestrian accident.
The accident happened when the boys hit two pedestrians after they ran a red light. The teens included two young 13-year-old boys. The accident happened at the intersection of Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard and Lee Street around 9:30 p.m. The vehicle careened into two people before it struck another vehicle.
Police said that they quickly determined that the vehicle had been stolen. The two 13-year-olds were detained but first taken to the Children’s Healthcare hospital for injury treatment. The pedestrians were also taken to the hospital with injuries and they are expected to survive.
The third teenager involved in the accident is still on the run. Police continue to investigate.
Georgia Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents happen for many reasons on our roadways. Pedestrians happen to gain some of the most catastrophic injuries from these accidents due to the fact that they have the fewest protections from harm. If you are somebody who has been injured in one of these accidents and you believe that it was completely preventable, you might have a claim against a party who caused you harm.
Many accidents involving pedestrians take place due to drivers who are not paying close attention to the roads. Sometimes, it is obvious that pedestrians could be located in a certain area because there are many crosswalks or there is a school or playground nearby. Drivers are always expected to exercise a special duty of care on our roadways when they believe that a pedestrian could be in the area, as these accidents can easily end in serious injuries or fatalities.
If you have been injured, you have rights. We wish to first extend our condolences as well as a helping hand that you need during this difficult time. You have a right to compensation for your injuries including medical bills, lost wages from missed work, emotional suffering, and more.
We are here for you after your pedestrian accident at The Nye Law Group, where your case and its results are important to us. Call us for more information on how we can play a role in your case at 855-636-9277.
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.