In an update to some of our prior posts, a 20-year-old man was tragically killed while riding an electric scooter – Atlanta’s first fatality involving the trending means of “shareable” transportation. Eric Amis, Jr. was killed back on May 16th while traveling on West Lake Avenue by a Cadillac SUV. The driver of the SUV was arrested and charged with second-degree homicide by vehicle and speeding. Mr. Amis’s family has since called for electric scooters to be banned from Atlanta’s streets.
We’ve been tracking the issues related to these scooters for a while in order to better serve the people of Georgia who suffer injury from their use. If you’ve been injured while riding a scooter, you may have a claim for compensation. Talk to one of the personal injury attorneys at Slappey & Sadd by calling 404-255-6677 or by filling out our online contact form. The first consultation is always free.