DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA (December 9, 2016) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on Friday morning on Covington Highway, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened before 8:00 am at the intersection of Covington Highway and DeKalb Medical Parkway in Lithonia. A pedestrian was struck by an unidentified vehicle in the roadway. The driver then immediately fled the scene.
Emergency responders located the pedestrian in the road, and tragically pronounced him dead. Authorities apprehended the driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian, and an investigation is ongoing at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury law firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at 877-557-4239. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.