There are over 5,000 preventable pedestrian deaths in the U.S. every year and countless pedestrian accidents resulting in serious personal injury. Unfortunately, Atlanta is regularly recognized as one of the top 10 most dangerous cities for pedestrians in the U.S.Distracted drivers are the leading cause of pedestrian accidents. When a car hits a runner or a walker, the consequences are often disastrous for the pedestrian. Therefore, a driver has a legal duty to use the utmost care to avoid collisions with pedestrians at all times. Call Joshi & Patel for your FREE consultation if you have been hit by a car.