Justice Available? Chelzie Parmer Seriously Injured in Buckhead Hit-and-Run Accident.
An accident involving a vehicle injured a pedestrian early Sunday morning, July 14, 2019. As reported by Fox5Atlanta.com, "Chelzie Parmer was crossing the street at Peachtree Road at East Shadowlawn Avenue early Sunday" along with her friend. According to the report, "the two were using a crosswalk when the light changed and a vehicle sped through the intersection, striking Palmer." According to WSBtv.com, "Chelzie Parmer is still in the ICU at Grady Hospital with three fractures to her skull and other injuries." Police have watched surveillance video and saw a Dodge Charger speeding away from the scene, and the car has damage to the passenger side window, according to the report.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, Chelzie Parmer may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for her injuries and suffering. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that Chelzie Parmer should retain a law firm without delay to protect her 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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