Valdosta, GA (August 16, 2018) – A 13-year-old is undergoing testing at the South Georgia Medical Center after an accident Wednesday morning. According to reports, the student was crossing the street with a group of students to get on the bus when a Nissan Murano struck the student in the roadway.
The incident took place around 7:15 a.m. along Cat Creek Road by Pine Grove Middle School. The driver of the bus stated that he was at a complete stop at the time of the incident while the driver of the Murano states the bus was in the process of stopping.
The girl was reported to be in stable condition at the scene and suffered no serious injuries. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the child and her family during this difficult time.
Pedestrian Involved Accidents
During the school year is a critical time for students and drivers on the road to be alert at all times. Distractions are everywhere and they can have a truly devastating impact on the lives of others.
Pending the results of an investigation, individuals struck by vehicles may be able to obtain compensation to cover medical expenses as well as pain and suffering. Quite often, individuals are unaware of their legal rights regarding this type of situation.
Car Accident Lawyer
It is important for you to contact a lawyer as soon as possible to assist you with insurance claims and to help protect your legal rights. At the Nye Law Group, we have decades of experience helping accident victims get money for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical expenses, and more.
Whether you need help with filing a claim with the insurance company or you are considering a lawsuit to help obtain compensation, contact us today at (912) 200-5230 for a free consultation.
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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.