Casa Grande, AZ (October 29, 2019) – Around 7 a.m. this morning, a pedestrian crash took place at the intersection of Arizona Road and Jimmie Kerr Boulevard in Casa Grande.
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office claims that two young girls were waiting for the school when they were struck by a passenger vehicle.
Witnesses told police that a friend yelled that the bus was approaching so the girls ran into traffic. They were then struck by a sedan being driven by a 19-year-old woman taking her brother to school.
The victims were identified as 6 and 7-year-old girls who were immediately flown to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital with serious injuries. Though the 7-year-old is now in stable condition, the 6-year-old is still in critical condition.
The driver who struck the children remained at the scene.
No further information has been released but the investigation continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Arizona has been rated the second deadliest state for pedestrians in the entire U.S. This means that hundreds are killed and thousands are injured in serious collisions on our roads due to the negligence of others. Because children are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways, drivers must always be on the lookout for these parties when making decisions while driving. If a loved one has been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident, it is essential to speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our personal injury attorneys at ELG Law have passionately fought to protect the rights of families during one of the most tragic times in their lives. We wish to ensure that victims receive full and fair compensation for a wide variety of losses and will apply years of experience to your claim to ensure that you have the protection you deserve. Please contact our law office at (623) 562-3838 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.
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