With the large number of pedestrians walking each day, it comes as no surprise that there are a large number of accidents involving pedestrians each day. Atlanta itself has a fair amount of pedestrian accidents each year.
In fact, here are two recent pedestrian accidents:
An Atlanta area woman sustained severe injuries when she was hit by a car when trying to cross Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The area is extremely dangerous for pedestrians and she is just one of many that have been injured there.
In another accident, a four-year-old girl died after she was run over by a car. The girl and her family were simply trying to reach the bus stop. Sixteen people die in the three counties of Cobb, Fulton, and Dekalb that surround Atlanta each year.
The urban areas in Atlanta are extremely hazardous for walkers and joggers that just want to share the road with cars and trucks. Unfortunately, drivers tend to ignore crosswalks and can potentially cause serious injuries to pedestrians.
It is obvious that the pedestrian is more vulnerable to be injured ten the driver. In fact, a pedestrian is ten times more likely to be injured then the driver of a vehicle in pedestrian accidents.
Normal injuries to pedestrians include:
If you were injured in a pedestrian accident in the Atlanta, contact one of our Atlanta pedestrian accident attorneys to see if you are eligible for compensation. Some attorneys will automatically tell you that you have no case before even reviewing all the details. We won’t do that to you. We understand that pedestrian accidents are traumatic and we will do anything in our power to ensure that justice is served.
Do not hesitate to call us. You can receive a consultation absolutely free. We also will not charge you if you do not have a case. We are here to fight for your rights and get the compensation you deserve. The longer you wait, the greater the pain can be. Do not wait any longer and contact one of our Atlanta pedestrian accident lawyers.