Catoosa County, GA (October 23, 2018) – A Tennessee man lost his life in a serious pedestrian accident in Georgia on October 21, Sunday night. The accident happened on Cloud Springs Road around 8:10 p.m.
The accident was quickly investigated by the Georgia State Patrol and happened between Cloud Springs Road and Dietz Road. As a result of the crash, a pedestrian known as 38-year-old Steven McGuire lost his life.
At the time of the accident, a 2012 Hyundai Elantra was traveling west on GA 146 when McGuire was struck in the middle of the road. The vehicle had been navigating a curve in the road at the time when McGuire was attempting to cross.
The impact was so forceful that McGuire was forced about 60 feet from the side of the roadway. The driver who struck him has since been identified as 19-year-old Lucas Caleb.
At this time, police continue to investigate the accident.
Catoosa County Pedestrian Accident
In Georgia, pedestrian accidents happen on our roadways far more frequently than we would like to see. If you have lost somebody close to you in a serious accident, you have many rights to compensation and we wish to extend our condolences to you at this time.
Pedestrian accidents happen for many reasons, some of which are the fault of the pedestrian and other times the fault of the driver involved. If you can show that your loved one was not acting in a negligent manner and they were struck by a driver who was not paying attention to the roads or acting in an otherwise negligent manner, you may have a right to compensation on behalf of that loved one to help you and your family afford the many bills. Wrongful death claims can be complicated in structure, but having an attorney on your side who is knowledgeable in this type of law can help significantly.
Call us for more information today at the Nye Law Group so we can help you get started on your claim. We are waiting to hear from you at (912) 200-5230.
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