Sandy Springs, GA (August 3, 2020) – This past Sunday, a fatal pedestrian crash took place on an interstate in Sandy Springs.
Authorities, paramedics, and fire crews responded to the scene of the collision that took place on Interstate 285 near Northside Drive at approximately 2:40 a.m.
A drunk driver, James Daniel Worsham, fatally struck a pedestrian who was traveling on foot. The pedestrian, who remains unidentified at this time, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision.
James Daniel Worsham, 32, was charged with a DUI, failure to maintain lane, and vehicular homicide. Worsham attempted to flee the scene of the accident but was later apprehended by local authorities.
No further information has been disclosed regarding the details of the wreck as a police investigation is currently underway.
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 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 Crashes
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable travelers on the road at any given time. For this reason, pedestrian accidents occur at an alarming rate in Georgia and across the nation. In 2018, there were approximately 261 fatal Georgia pedestrian accidents. This number is 8 higher than the previous year, which had 253 pedestrian fatalities. In the past five years, pedestrian crashes in the Peach State have increased by about 60%.
Being seriously injured in a pedestrian accident of any kind is not only painful and scary but can also be overwhelmingly difficult in many ways. Our team at Local Accident Reports understands this. We have worked hard to compile some of the most useful, helpful, and invaluable resources we could find to aid injured pedestrian accident victims in their recovery. We did this in an effort to help the victims of pedestrian, car, motorcycle, truck, workplace, and bike accidents get the help that they need to recover and get back to the preferred way of life before their accident.
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a Georgia pedestrian accident, you will need to obtain a copy of the accident police report. Aside from providing injured accident victims with the most helpful resources after a serious pedestrian accident, Local Accident Reports has teamed up with attorneys across the country who are standing by to provide you with a complimentary police report and answer any questions that you may have about your accident.
Our experienced Georgia pedestrian accident attorney is able to tell you if you have the right to pursue legal action against the driver who caused your accident and get a complimentary copy of your accident police report. Call Local Accident Reports today at 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with an attorney today.
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