8-Year-Old Boy Hit by Car While Riding Bike in Spalding County; Justice Available?
July 19, 2019
Spalding County News
An accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle injured a young boy Friday afternoon, July 19, 2019.
According to Fox5Atlanta.com, "[i]t happened around 3:30 p.m. along Baptist Camp Road" in Spalding County, Georgia. Per the report, the "boy was riding his bike when he was struck by a car."
11Alive.com is reporting, "Georgia State Patrol later confirmed that the child is an 8-year-old boy." The boy was taken to Egleston Hospital with injuries that did not appear life-threatening.
The accident is under investigation.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of victim may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for his injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of cycling and pedestrian claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of the victim should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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