Garden City, GA (October 3, 2018) – The Georgia Highway Patrol is currently investigating an 18-wheeler accident involving a scooter that took place this morning, October 3 around 9 a.m.
Police are saying that the driver of the 18-wheeler struck a man on a motor scooter and then fled the scene. The man on the scooter died as a result of the collision and was identified as 65-year-old Ronald Robinson.
Witnesses at the scene said that the 18-wheeler pushed the scooter and Robinson down the street before he fled the scene. Troopers are still searching for the driver of the truck, and an investigation is ongoing
Georgia Truck Accidents
We offer our condolences to the friends and family of the victim in this accident.
Truck accidents are especially catastrophic to the vulnerable parties on our roadways who operate motor scooters, motorcycles, bicycles, or choose to walk from place to place as pedestrians. If you have lost somebody close to you in an accident due to the recklessness of another driver, you have options to help you during this difficult time.
While police investigate, family members might wonder how to proceed following this devastating and catastrophic accident. Because this is a hit-and-run accident, the driver will receive criminal charges when and if they are found and the family of the loved one who lost his life will be able to bring a claim on behalf of their loved one. You have a right to bring a claim for compensation for aspects like medical bills incurred by your loved one before their passing, lost wages, funeral costs, burial expenses, and more.
At the Nye Law Group, we work with families and injured individuals in Georgia to help you receive the compensation you deserve. While applying our knowledge of the law to your case, we can help you move forward through one of the most difficult times in your life. Call us today to find out how we can help you in your time of need if you decide to move forward with your case at 855-636-9277.
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