Casas Adobes, AZ (July 11, 2019) – On Saturday, a fatal motorcycle accident took place at the intersection of West Roller Coaster Road and North Grande Avenue in Casas Adobes.
Pima County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene of the accident around 8:00 p.m., where they found that two people had been severely injured. However, even though lifesaving attempts took place, both parties died.
Police are not yet sure what caused the collision to take place between the motorcyclists and a truck driver. The two parties who lost their lives were identified as 41-year-old Benjamin Chavez and 53-year-old Lydia Carter.
The driver of the truck, 69-year-old Thomas Waites, was arrested and is now facing charges of manslaughter, driving under the influence, and various other charges.
The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to those who lost a loved one in this accident.
There has been a steady increase in motorcycle accidents on Arizona roads since 2016 and these accidents only continue to take place on huge levels. Motorcyclists will sometimes receive catastrophic injuries and will sometimes lose their lives in serious accidents that take place at the hands of negligent parties. This is due to the fact that these parties are prone to serious harm because they have few protections. Our wrongful death attorneys in Arizona are here for you at this time.
At ELG Law, our attorneys have helped many families after losing loved ones in sudden accidents that take place due to the outright recklessness of others. If your family believes that another party has caused your loved one harm due to negligence, you have a right to compensation for your immeasurable losses. Please contact us at (623) 562-3838 for more information on how we can assist you.
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