On August 9, 2020, at 4:22 a.m. 51-year-old Walter Allen was killed in an accident on Mike Padgett Highway. He was riding his bicycle on the highway at 4-H Club Road when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. Allen was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:15 a.m.
The Richmond County Coroner’s office says the cause of death was blunt-force trauma.
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirms the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene, but the case is still under investigation.
If you have lost a loved one due to the fault of another person, the family can seek compensation for the full value of the life that was lost, as well as damages to pay for funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and much more.
The Augusta wrongful death lawyers at M. Austin Jackson Attorney at Law specialize in helping victims and their families who have suffered from the negligence of others. Since 2013, we have recovered millions for our personal injury clients. We have handled many pedestrian cases in the past—just this year we resolved a case for the insurance policy limits of $100,000.00, where an individual was struck by a motorist on Washington Road in Augusta.