Cordele, GA (December 6, 2018) – Cordele Police were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident that took place yesterday, December 5, after a child tried to cross Highway 280.
The 11-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition with a severe head injury after trying to cross the street and being struck by a car. The accident happened in the 1500 block of the roadway in front of a Wendy’s.
Police say that the 11-year-old was attempting to cross the street with a 13-year-old when a Nissan Maxima struck the child. Luckily, the 13-year-old was not injured.
The injured child was immediately transported to the Crisp Regional Hospital and the driver of the Nissan stayed at the scene to speak with police. At this time, they continue their investigation.
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to those involved in this serious accident with the hopes that they will be able to recover and move forward to find comfort and peace.
Pedestrian Accident in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents are no stranger to Georgia roadways. In fact, research shows us that Georgia ranks 16th highest in the U.S. as far as pedestrian accidents are concerned. From just January-June 2017, there were an estimated 92 pedestrian fatalities due to the negligence of drivers on our roads. If your loved one has survived a pedestrian accident but is struggling through severe injuries, you need an experienced attorney on your side who has dedicated themselves to a variety of personal injury cases in the past and helped clients receive proven case results.
Our Georgia accident attorneys at the Nye Law Group have committed their lives to helping the victims of inattentive drivers. We realize that these accidents can hit home on physical, emotional, and financial levels. If your child has been injured in a Georgia car accident and you are unsure of how you will move forward at this time, we want to extend a helping hand to you. Contact us today at 912-200-5230.
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.
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.