Macon, GA (December 14, 2018) – Police with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident that took the life of one person at an intersection.
The accident took place at the intersection of Mercer University and Arlington Park this morning around 1:30 a.m. At the time, a 25-year-old Macon man was traveling near the intersection in his Mitsubishi when he struck a pedestrian who worked directly into the path of his vehicle.
The pedestrian was since identified as 61-year-old Walter Kirtz of Macon, who was quickly transported to the hospital in critical condition due to his severe injuries. The driver did not receive injuries.
Police have reported that, since the incident, Walter Kirtz lost his life in this tragic and horrific accident. Police continue their investigation into the matter.
At this time, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Walter Kirtz, whose life was taken from him too soon due to a severe accident. We hope that they will be able to find comfort at this time.
Pedestrian Accident in Georgia
Every year, many people will lose their lives in serious pedestrian accidents. These accidents are more likely to take a life than many other types of accidents due to the fact that pedestrians are especially vulnerable on our roadways. Georgia actually ranked 16th highest in the U.S. when it comes to fatal pedestrian accidents, with handfuls of pedestrians losing their lives at the hands of drivers every year. If you have had to say goodbye to a loved one too soon due to a Georgia car accident involving a pedestrian, you and your family have rights.
Our empathetic and compassionate Georgia wrongful death attorneys at the Nye Law Group are fully committed to helping the victims of these serious accidents when they need it most. We are extremely compassionate about working to make our roads a safe place for all and helping you through these difficult times for you and your family. With experience in a wide variety of personal injury claims, we want you to know that we are here to support you when you need it most. Contact us for more information today at 912-200-5230.
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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.