Buford, GA – Child Fatally Struck at Mall of Georgia Dr Parking Lot

Buford, GA – Child Fatally Struck at Mall of Georgia Dr Parking Lot

Buford, GA (March 12, 2024) – The Gwinnett County Police Department confirmed that a four-year-old child lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday evening, March 10. The incident occurred just after 4:00 p.m.

Preliminary reports show that an 18-year-old was driving a 2004 white pickup truck through the parking lot when they turned left onto Mall of Georgia Drive. As the vehicle turned, it struck a 31-year-old woman, a 7-year-old girl, and a 4-year-old girl. All three victims were injured. The 4-year-old girl was transported to Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, where she passed away from her injuries. The other two victims were transported to Northside Hospital Lawrenceville for medical care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the woman and child injured in this accident recover quickly.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the child killed in this crash.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

Buford, GA – Child Fatally Struck at Mall of Georgia Dr Parking LotFatal accidents occur with alarming frequency, carrying extensive consequences for families. Regrettably, numerous acts of negligence contribute to these accidents every day in our state. Key factors in these incidents include:

  • Speeding Drivers: Exceeding speed limits significantly increases the risk of car accidents. Speeding reduces reaction time and decision-making ability, increasing the likelihood of collisions.
  • Reckless Lane Changes: Many car crashes result from drivers making reckless lane changes. Failure to yield to others, neglecting blind spots, or navigating between traffic can lead to fatal collisions.
  • Failure to Yield: Accidents often take place when drivers disregard traffic signs and fail to yield to pedestrians or other vehicles. Lack of awareness and not following traffic laws contribute to these collisions.

The majority of reported accidents in our state involve one or more of these factors, amplifying the gravity of fatal collisions. Families deal with significant challenges in the aftermath. Pursuing justice through a wrongful death lawsuit offers a path to closure and financial support during this challenging period. A compassionate Buford wrongful death lawyer can guide you through the legal process with assurance, ensuring accountability for those responsible and honoring your loved one’s memory. Remember, you are not alone in this journey, and the pursuit of justice may bring solace to you and your family.

At Ted Greve & Associates, we comprehend the emotional toll on families and are committed to providing support at every juncture. Our experienced legal team advocates for our clients’ rights, seeking justice for their loved ones and helping them hold reckless parties accountable. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, do not hesitate to contact us at (800) 693-7833 for a complimentary consultation. Let us manage the legal aspects while you focus on healing and moving forward.