According to United States Department of Transportation data an average of over 60,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents with vehicles in the United States each year. The Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) published a study that showed most pedestrian injuries occur at night.
If you are injured a Clayton County pedestrian accident attorney at Shane Smith Law can review the incident and advise you of your legal rights.
A University of Georgia student was injured recently when a vehicle failed to yield to her. According to eyewitnesses, a car in the right lane stopped to yield to a student in a crosswalk but a car in the outer lane failed to stop. The student was transported to a local hospital. The driver was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian.
Victims should seek the assistance of a Clayton County pedestrian accident attorney to protect their rights by securing police reports, eyewitness testimony and physical evidence and to deal with insurance representatives. Victims should call Shane Smith Law for a free legal consultation.