Dekalb County, GA (January 18, 2021) – A pedestrian lost their life in a fatal crash that took place on a roadway in Dekalb on Thursday, January 14, shortly before 7:30 a.m.
Reports indicate that the crash happened in the westbound lanes of Memorial Drive near Georgia State University Perimeter College and Memorial College Avenue. A pick-up truck with severe damage to its front end was observed at the scene.
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the site of the crash by medical professionals. Authorities worked to clear the scene on Memorial Drive for some time after the crash occurred, causing traffic delays in the area.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
Our local Georgia wrongful death attorney Kenneth S. Nugent is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our Georgia wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today.
Georgia Pedestrian Collisions
In the United States and Georgia, pedestrian accidents are unfortunately not an uncommon occurrence. According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 4,735 people lost their lives due to fatal Georgia pedestrian crashes in the United States in 2013. Another 66,000 people sustained injuries due to pedestrian crashes in the US. That same year, in Georgia, approximately 740 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents, 10% of them pedestrians.
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