Spalding County, GA (December 21, 2018) – Hit-and-run accidents, especially those involving children, are some of the most serious accidents that take place on our roads. When somebody makes the decision to flee the scene of an accident, serious consequences can result.
A teenager was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident after being struck by a vehicle in Spalding County. The accident took place on Northside Drive.
The Georgia State Patrol responded to the accident to find that the teenager, a pedestrian, had been struck by a vehicle that had been traveling westside. The driver fled the scene and didn’t stop to check on the teenager.
Police continue their investigation into the matter to identify the driver responsible.
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the child who was injured in this accident and hope that they will receive a full recovery for their injuries.
Pedestrian Accident in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents have been on the rise in Georgia for the past few years. In fact, according to some of the most recent statistics, Georgia ranked 16th highest in U.S. pedestrian deaths, with hundreds being killed every year. In 2017, 260 pedestrians were struck and killed across the entire state. If you have been injured or your child has been injured by a reckless driver, our Georgia car accident attorneys who have experience in various types of personal injury law, including pedestrian accidents, are here for you.
At the Nye Law Group, we acknowledge that your case results are especially important after a child has been injured in an accident caused by the recklessness of another individual. Our compassionate attorneys are here for you when you need them most in the midst of your accident. We would like to stand by your side and help you compensate after a child has been injured in a serious accident. Do not hesitate to contact us today to find out what we can do for you 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.