Chandler, AZ (June 17, 2019) – A cyclist was injured on Monday morning, June 17th, when he was hit by a car.
The man was struck by the vehicle while he was riding his bicycle near Ray Road and Cooper Road, just around 5:00 a.m. Authorities say that the 57-year-old cyclist was transported to the local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene after the auto accident. Officials say that the driver showed no signs of impairment but are still investigating the incident. Neither the driver nor the cyclist has been identified.
We extend our thoughts to the victim and his family and hope for the cyclist’s speedy recovery.
Warmer temperatures mean more cars are hitting the road – and with that increase in traffic comes an increase in dangerous auto accidents. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, auto accident injuries and fatalities are on the rise, with a steady year-over-year increase since 2015.
Auto accidents, especially those involving injuries or fatalities, mean costly, unforeseen expenses for victims and their families. However, those affected by dangerous collisions can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get justice and fair compensation.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in helping victims and families and are waiting to help you today. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838, and schedule a free consultation today.
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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.