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Gilbert, AZ – Woman Struck & Killed by Semi Truck at Ray Rd

Gilbert, AZ - Woman Struck & Killed by Truck at Ray Rd

Gilbert, AZ (December 18, 2019) – A Chandler woman died on Wednesday morning after she was struck by a semi-truck and then by an SUV, police said.

Maria Armendariz, 38, was walking on the sidewalk when she was struck by a Peterbilt semi-truck when it pulled out of a private driveway at 400 E. Ray Road around 6:00 a.m.

Officers from the Chandler Police Department said that Armendariz then was struck by a red 1998 Ford Expedition moments later. Gilbert EMTs arrived on the scene shortly after the accident occurred, and she was taken to a local hospital. She was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said. The semi-truck driver continued driving westbound on Ray Road and traveled to Buckeye after the woman was struck, police said. The accident remains under investigation at this time.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.

Injurious Multi-Car Crashes in Arizona

Gilbert, AZ - Woman Struck & Killed by Truck at Ray RdThe Arizona Department of Transportation’s recent accident report showed that there were more than 130,000 crashes across the state in 2018. Unfortunately, these wrecks resulted in numerous injuries and occasionally, deadly consequences for victims. In fact, at least 37,000 wrecks involved at least two victims with serious injuries requiring medical attention or hospitalization.

When drivers or their passengers are wounded in a crash, they often have to cope with both physical problems and emotional trauma. Wreck victims may be required to document their injuries, negotiate with insurance companies, and take time away from work, resulting in lost wages. Thankfully, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in a wreck caused by the negligence of another driver.

Our skilled team of injury accident lawyers at ELG Law specializes in fighting for victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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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