Glendale, AZ (January 12, 2020) – Police are searching for a driver who hit two people and drove off Saturday night, leaving one man dead and a teen seriously injured.
According to police, a man and a 17-year-old girl were in a crosswalk when they were hit mid-block on Glendale Avenue near 51st Avenue. Both were taken to area hospitals via ambulance in serious condition. Authorities say that the teen is expected to survive her injuries but said that the man has died from his injuries.
Officers believe the vehicle was an SUV or truck but don’t have further details about the driver or their car. The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Several of the nearly 30,000 collisions that took place last year in Arizona were hit-and-run accidents. These incidents are often caused by distracted or impaired drivers, who leave the scene to avoid legal consequences.
Those who sustain injuries in these collisions through no fault of their own may be left with high costs from medical bills and vehicle damage. Oftentimes, victims may succumb to the injuries they sustained in a hit-and-run accident, leaving their families to pick up the pieces. However, those affected can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix to safeguard their legal rights after a hit-and-run accident.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims get the justice they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys can help you get fair compensation to cover the costs associated with injuries incurred from collisions. Contact our attorneys in Phoenix at (623) 562-3838 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about safeguarding your legal rights.
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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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