Tag: Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Injured Due to Accident in Macon; Will there be Consequences?

In late 2019, a pedestrian was injured on Gray Highway in Macon, GA after being struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian, however, was intoxicated and walked in front of a vehicle – a Toyota Sienna, which struck him. Because of these circumstances, the police did not cite the driver. Even so, that might not be the end of the story. The driver, although not cited, may still bear some civil responsibility. Dozier Law Firm, a team of auto accident experts in the Georgia area, explains a possible scenario: “Be on the lookout for an offer from the insurance company to release them of all claims arising from the accident. It is very common for the insurance company of the at-fault party to offer the injured party a nominal amount to release them of all claims without any consideration to the extent of the injured party's injuries. If you accept this…

What to do When There is a Pedestrian Accident

As a pedestrian, you have to remain vigilant for vehicles on the road, even when you are crossing the street legally and you have the right-of-way. Take the recent case of an elderly man from Macon. He was badly injured after being struck by a car while crossing the street in a crosswalk. Do you know what to do if you are hit by a car, or if you witness a pedestrian accident? Find safety and attend to the victim If you or a family member or companion are clipped by a car, find a safe place out of the street to wait for the ambulance. Ideally, you should not move a person who has been hit by a vehicle, especially if they have been knocked down or thrown into the air. You could make their injuries worse, namely bone fractures or trauma to the neck or back. But if there…

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