People across the country like to enjoy a good workout. That may be anything from playing a game of tennis, playing basketball or even an evening run. Georgia residents may have recently heard about a jogger that was injured in a hit-and-run car accident that occurred recently.
Too many Georgia drivers know the dangers of distracted or reckless driving through personal experience. Adjusting the volume of the car radio or texting on a cell phone could lead to dire consequences. The responsibility of every driver is to get wherever he or she is going safely. This means looking out for other drivers and obstacles while behind the wheel in order to avoid a car accident.
A peaceful bicycle ride can start the day off right, as many Georgia residents may know. The quiet time that some take for themselves -- either to get in shape or to just enjoy the fresh air -- can have a profoundly positive effect on the day. Unfortunately, some rides end in a bicycle versus a vehicle in a tragic car accident.
One common form of pedestrian injury is the individual on a suburban road at night who is hit by a vehicle travelling in the same direction. A recent Georgia personal injury incident illustrates the problem. A 48-year-old Macon County man was hurt in an accident while walking in the middle of the south bound lane on Highway 49 South in Oglethorpe at about 2 a.m.