Litchfield Park, AZ – UPDATE: Ryan Charley Dies After Multi-Car Crash at Dysart RdArizona Legal News
Litchfield Park, AZ (February 15, 2020) – A man has been arrested after a high-speed crash that left one other man dead near Litchfield Park on Friday night.
According to officers, the accident happened at Dysart Road and Missouri Avenue, which is in between Bethany Home Road and Camelback Road. On Saturday, MCSO said that 18-year-old Aaron Marcoux was driving more than 40 mph over the posted speed limit in the area when he crashed into another vehicle driven by 34-year-old Ryan Charley.
After the crash, one person was taken to the hospital in serious condition and two were in stable condition. Ryan Charley was the fourth victim and had sustained life-threatening injuries. On Saturday, deputies said Charley died from his injuries at the hospital.
Marcoux was released from the hospital and booked into the Maricopa County 4th Avenue jail. He now faces charges for manslaughter, aggravated assault causing serious injury, and endangerment.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Ryan Charley. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
Nearly 127,000 injurious car accidents happened in 2018 alone, with many of those resulting in serious long-term consequences for victims. Furthermore, the frequency of injurious wrecks and crashes involving multiple vehicles has risen across the country in the past decade. Plus, these serious crashes are on the rise statewide, particularly those involving fatal injuries.
Whether they’re dealing with insurance companies and long-term injuries or emotional distress and financial difficulties, victims and their families pay the price in the aftermath of a multi-vehicle accident. Oftentimes, victims succumb to more serious injuries, leaving grieving families devastated. But those affected can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about protecting their legal rights, especially if they’ve suffered at the hands of a negligent driver.
If you’ve lost a loved one in an accident in Arizona, you should speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney at ELG Law as soon as possible. Our auto accident attorneys have years of experience fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered from a crash caused by the negligent actions of other drivers. Contact our car accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation and learn more about filing a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
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