Flagstaff, AZ (June 24, 2019) – On Saturday, June 22rdnd, an auto accident killed one person and injured another on State Route 89 just outside of Paulden.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), troopers responded to the head-on collision near milepost 340 around 4:00 p.m. near Drake. One of the vehicles, operated by a male driver, was traveling southbound and passed in a no-passing zone, colliding head-on with the other driver in the northbound lane.
The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver of the other car sustained serious injuries. She remains in critical condition.
Both drivers were alone in their vehicles. The investigation is ongoing, and DPS as not released the names of the drivers at this time.
Our condolences and thoughts go out to the victims and their families.
More than 900 deaths and 55,000 injuries occurred as a result of serious auto accidents in 2017, part of a year-over-year rise in dangerous crashes in Arizona. And as summer heats up, more traffic is hitting the road, causing an increase in auto accidents, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Unfortunately, the victims and families affected by these serious auto accidents often suffer unforeseen costs and tragic consequences. But those affected can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get the fair compensation and the justice they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in helping victims and their families after dangerous auto accidents. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 for a no-hassle, free consultation today.
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