A MARTA bus hit and injured a woman in downtown Atlanta on the morning of Friday, January 15, 2016. The woman was in a crosswalk at the intersection of Forsyth and Alabama Streets when the bus hit her. Police cited the bus driver for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The woman was taken to Grady Hospital for evaluation of a shoulder injury. Bus accidents and pedestrian accidents can cause serious injury. Unfortunately, they are an all too frequent occurrence in the Atlanta area. In just the last couple of days the local news has featured a couple of stories involving pedestrian accidents, including one that killed a man.
Anytime somebody is involved in one of these types of accidents they should immediately consult with a personal injury attorney. Our Atlanta personal injury attorneys have successfully represented individuals in pedestrian accidents and know how to get you all the help that the law allows. If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, call us today for a free consultation.