Fatal Accident Involving a City Bus

August 12, 2020

A pedestrian is dead after an accident with an Augusta Transit city bus. 

The victim, 59-year old Stewart Douglas Pettus, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:10 p.m by the Richmond County Coroner’s Office.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office reported that the accident involved August Augusta Transit City Bus #1606 on the 3200 block of Wrightsboro Road.

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.

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