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Pedestrian Hit In Accident on Highway 20

Georgia State Patrol confirms that victim was airlifted for medical help.

One injury was reported in car-pedestrian crash on Friday night around 8:10 p.m. at Miller Bottom and GA 20; a helicopter was called for transport of the injured pedestrian. 

The accident occured near the Hidden Creek Subdivision on Highway 20 just west of the intersection with Miller Bottom Road and Rosebudy Road. Traffic was stopped in both directions; per a witness, it was cleared shortly after 9:15 p.m.

Patch will keep you updated as information is made available.

tiffany watson October 18, 2012 at 09:51 PM
That was ME!!! I MADE IT!!!!! and i finally got to fly in a helicopter!THANKS TO ALL THE PEOPLE WHO HELPED SAVE MY LIFE!LIFE IS GOOD.....
Sharon Swanepoel October 18, 2012 at 09:56 PM
Sooo glad to hear that Tiffany! Sorry that was how you got to ride in a helicopter, but really glad you made it!!
Teresa Dean October 18, 2012 at 10:13 PM
I love you so much Tiff! I couldnt imagine life without you here! You are so beautiful in so many ways. I will cherish our friendship for a lifetime!! XOXO
Gail Lane October 18, 2012 at 10:48 PM
Tiffany - there are easier ways to ride in a helicopter! So glad that you made it and that you were in the hands of some of those most capable EMS folks!
Rex Smithers October 18, 2012 at 10:57 PM
So how do we prevent this from happening to someone else?
Rex Smithers October 18, 2012 at 11:29 PM
I didn't think so
thcooper69 October 18, 2012 at 11:34 PM
theres no way .even if u have a white hand or a red hand flashing at cross walks people still gona be jaywalkin or walkin up the middle of tha skreet in dark clothing its jus the way SOME are . ive seen it at 3am in tha morning on ga 20 at thompson drive some guy jus walkin down tha middle of tha road . in downtown atl it is a dail occurance of people ignoring crosswalks signals ,jus screamin at u daring u to hit THEM . this is why atlanta has such a history of hit and run even marta busses will run THEM over or u if u dont watch ur step . a couple times at 5am there some guy on a bike pedelin down the center of 78 in dark clothing . as time progresses and inner urban sprawl moves eastward your gona get a whole lot more of this type behavior
Sharon Swanepoel October 18, 2012 at 11:41 PM
Accidents happen, and we're just glad to know this one turned out well. Thank you for letting us know the outcome Tiffany! We love good news!
Rex Smithers October 18, 2012 at 11:51 PM
"Accidents happen"? Sure they do. And sometimes people do stupid things. Isn't it relevant to ask what we should do to prevent such stupidity? People get hurt. Roads are blocked. Emergency personnel are taken away from aiding unavoidable emergencies. Lots of wasted money. "Accidents happen"? Poor response to a valid question.
Sharon Swanepoel October 19, 2012 at 12:50 AM
Rex, since I don't have the details at this time, I don't believe I'm in a position to judge here. But I am glad we had the response that saved a life and I hope that should you or I ever need the same service, we are able to get it.
Rex Smithers October 19, 2012 at 04:46 AM
Sharon, you can bet your... lets just say I will never be hit by a car on a frickin highway at night. Stupid is as stupid deserves. Please do not lump me into your hopes of needing such services. If I am stupid enough to get hit by a car, I don't want to inconvenience a single soul. I'll take the hit. Some people will make excuses for every situation no matter the ignorance and negligence. Do you people just post and read later with a smile or do you ever consider the message you are sending out? Of course if your boy Grant would have said what I have, you would place a smiley face at the end of your sentences. All due respect of course have a nice day and splendid and all that.
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