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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle then Charged in Tuft County, Georgia


December 01, 2019

TIFT COUNTY, GA- Walb.com writes that police charged a pedestrian after a vehicle struck the individual over the weekend in Tift County. The Georgia State Police say that the victim was walking on 11th Street, heading towards Ridge Avenue at the time of the accident. *

The pedestrian was heading in the same direction as traffic when an eastbound vehicle struck the man. The front right of the car hit the victim, sending him airborne and then striking him again with the passenger side windshield.

Responders brought the man to the hospital for treatment. The authorities have not yet reported on the injuries or the victim’s condition. 

Surveillance cameras in the area caught the accident on video. The Georgia State Police saw the footage and said that the driver would not have been able to see the man because it was dark and raining heavily at the time of the accident. 

The police charged the injured man for improperly being in the roadway. 

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Sources:https://www.walb.com/2019/11/25/pedestrian-charged-after-hit-by-vehicle-tift-co/

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