DeKalb Co., GA (December 28, 2023) – A fatal automobile accident reported in DeKalb County claimed one person’s life on Monday morning, December 25. The DeKalb County Police Department was notified of the crash at approximately 3:45 a.m.
According to official reports, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Memorial Drive and Hambrick Road. The victim, who has not been publicly identified, was crossing the roadway when they were struck by the vehicle. The pedestrian sustained severe injuries as a result of the crash. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to render aid to the victim.
The pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital by ambulance for further medical care. Authorities confirmed that the pedestrian died after arriving. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. The driver was not injured in the crash. At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are ongoing.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
In 2022 alone, more than 43,000 people lost their lives as a result of fatal collisions across the United States. Unfortunately, dealing with the overwhelming impact of a fatal collision can be incredibly challenging. Regrettably, we continue to see the number of who lose their lives in fatal collisions rise year after year. In our states, we see many accidents take place due to negligent and reckless drivers. In fact, nearly nine out of ten collisions are a result of negligent or reckless driver error. Some of the most common causes of these accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Running red lights
- Inexperienced drivers
- Drunk driving
Losing a loved one in a fatal collision is an unimaginable and tragic event. However, seeking help from a wrongful death lawyer can make all the difference in getting justice for your loved one. With their experience and dedication, they will be able to guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights while you focus on grieving and healing. Do not hesitate to reach out to a professional lawyer right away – it could greatly impact the outcome of your case and provide some sense of closure during such difficult times.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we are more than just lawyers – we are passionate advocates for families who have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. Our track record of successful results and satisfied clients speaks to our dedication and expertise in handling wrongful death cases with the utmost professionalism and compassion. We understand that no amount of money can ever make up for your loss, but seeking justice and fair compensation is an important step towards closure and holding those responsible accountable. Contact us today for a consultation by calling (800) 693-7833 and let us help you navigate the legal process while you focus on healing.