Glendale, AZ – Fatality & Several Injuries Reported in 3-Car Crash at Olive AveArizona Legal News
Glendale, AZ (December 12, 2019) – Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that left one man dead and five more people hospitalized.
According to officers from the Glendale Police Department, the wreck happened on Thursday, shortly after 5:30 p.m., south of 43rd Avenue and Olive Avenue. Police say that witnesses to the accident saw a Honda Pilot pull out of a local business parking lot and collide with a sedan that was traveling southbound on 43rd Avenue. The impact caused the sedan to collide head-on with a northbound-traveling Chevy Tahoe.
The man who was behind the wheel of the sedan died at the hospital, while the man who was driving the Tahoe and his three passengers sustained minor injuries. The man who was driving the Honda Pilot suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. However, all five of the victims were taken to the hospital.
Sgt. Mercedes Fortune said the area was restricted while police conduct the on-scene portion of their investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Car Wrecks in Arizona
During the past several years, injurious car crashes have accounted for a large percentage of traffic fatalities nationwide. In fact, multi-vehicle wrecks have nearly doubled in the last decade years, per data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Due to the nature of these multi-vehicle wrecks, tragic consequences may befall victims, including long-term physical problems, medical bills, and even job loss or death. But the victims and their families affected by these injurious wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement to compensate for their damages from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our injury accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after multi-vehicle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a car wreck that occurred through no fault of your own or lost a loved one in a car accident, contact our crash lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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