Injured? Dial #WIN or #946 from your cellphone for your free consultation or call 1-800-LAW-NEED.
Call Us 24/7
1-800-LAW-NEED
( 1-800-529-6333 )

Man Hit on Roadway While Exiting Car After Wreck in DeKalb County, GA


February 23, 2019

DEKALB COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story posted by ajc.com, a man was hit by a vehicle on a roadway in DeKalb County, Georgia, while he was exiting his car after a wreck. Authorities say the man is in critical condition. He has not been identified at this time, nor has anyone else involved in the wreck.* 

The incident occurred on South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road on the evening of February 18. It is not clear what time it took place. The DeKalb County Police Department says a vehicle wreck occurred in the 2100 block of the road. It is unclear how this crash happened. Afterward, a man involved in the wreck exited his car.

After getting out of his car, the man was struck by another passing vehicle. The man, who has not been identified at this time, was in serious condition after the second collision, and emergency responders transported him to a nearby hospital. His injuries were reportedly critical, and he passed away.

Police did not say whether anyone else sustained injuries in the two collisions. Officers did not say what types of vehicles were involved or what circumstances led up to the collisions. Reports stated that a pickup truck and an SUV were seen in the ditch off of South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road. Both had visible damage.

The Traffic Specialist Unit of the DeKalb County Police Department is still in the process of investigating the collisions. Officers have not yet reported further information to the media. Reports are expected to be updated at a later time. 

Accident News is a driver safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help drivers better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes.  To learn more about our injury prevention programs, including iridesafe.com - click here. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.

Source:https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/just-critically-hurt-after-being-rescued-from-under-car-following-dekalb-crash/tvpBMlMb8tG8Xwdlum3sYM/

* This blog is intended to provide the public with news concerning serious automobile accidents and related stories. Although we are receiving this information from news organizations, initial reports may be different from conclusions reached by law enforcement personnel and other organizations, upon further investigation. Therefore, the accuracy of the content is not guaranteed. The information published here is based on information that has already been reported by a news organization, or other sources, and we cannot and do not assume responsibility for its accuracy. The source that we utilized at the time is provided above. If this posting pertains to you or your family and you do not wish for it to be on our website, please email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to remove it, but when doing so, please include a link to the the article that you wish to be taken down.

Category: Accident News

Please Note:
Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.