Flagstaff, AZ (October 14, 2019) – Officials from the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office have identified the man killed in a serious car crash on Thursday, October 3rd.
Karl Hautzenroeder, 65, of Alpine Ranchos died after a car hit his stopped vehicle from behind and pushed his car into oncoming traffic. After the initial collision occurred, another car struck Hautzenroeder’s vehicle. Witnesses say Hautzenroeder was preparing to make a left turn when he was hit.
Five passengers were in the three cars involved in the wreck, including Hautzenroeder. The other four victims were transported to the hospital and treated for their injuries by Flagstaff medical technicians.
Leupp Road was closed in both directions near milepost 438 while police worked to determine the cause of the wreck.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Karl Hautzenroeder. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Per data released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety, nearly 130,000 crashes occurred in Arizona last year alone. And nearly 11,000 of these accidents involved more than two drivers and multiple injuries or even fatalities.
When multiple victims sustained injuries in an accident, they may have to deal with other drivers’ insurance companies, physical distress, emotional trauma, and long-term financial difficulties. And when families lose their loved ones due to the negligence of other drivers, they’re left to cope with tragic consequences.
However, the victims and their families affected by these wrecks can seek help from an attorney. A skilled attorney can help victims seek the justice and fair compensation they deserve, either from a personal injury suit or a wrongful death suit.
ELG Law’s car accident attorneys have years of experience when it comes to fighting for victims and their families. If you’ve been involved in a crash caused by the negligent actions of another driver, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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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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