Savannah, Georgia News
A horse carriage tour was turned on its side for one group of tourists on Friday, February 8, 2019. According to WSAV.com, “a startled horse caused the carriage to tip over in a downtown square, pinning seven people underneath it.” The incident reportedly happened “about a block from the square near the intersection of Broughton and Habersham streets.” WFmyNews2.com is reporting “the carriage driver and six passengers were injured. None of the injuries was life-threatening.”
This is not a first, there have been other carriage accidents reported on in Savannah, according to CBSnews.com.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, and dependent upon the ensuing investigation, the victims of this accident may elect to file civil claims for their injuries sustained.
Based upon its experience and success handling accident cases, in Georgia and tech Savannah area, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victims should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the carriage and roadways involved and a review of traffic surveillance footage will need to be performed immediately, before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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