Pedestrian Tragically Dies After Being Struck by Two Vehicles in Glynn County, Georgia
GLYNN COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at wtoc.com, the Glynn County Police are currently conducting an investigation of an accident that resulted in the tragic death of a pedestrian in Glynn County, Georgia.*
The accident occurred in the early morning hours at the intersection of the Altama Connector and Altama Avenue. The pedestrian, identified as a female, was hit by a vehicle that was exiting Glynn Marsh Drive and going southbound on Altama Avenue. Her age as not been reported at this time.
After being struck by the first vehicle, she was then hit by a second vehicle that was also heading south on Altama Avenue. The woman died at the scene of the accident. Both vehicles remained at the crash site.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
According to statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an individual is involved in a pedestrian accident every two hours in the United States. When a pedestrian accident occurs, injuries are highly likely, many of which prove fatal. There are several common injuries that individuals sustain in pedestrian accidents, which include the following:
- Trauma to the head, including skull fractures and concussions.
- Internal injuries that lead to internal bleeding, brain bleeds, and rib fractures.
- Injuries to the pelvis, which often occurs when a victim hits the hood of a vehicle.
- Spinal cord damage, which can result in partial or complete paralysis.
- Bone fractures, including, without limitation, fractures to the legs and arms.
- Lacerations to the face and various parts of the body.
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