Maricopa, AZ (January 22, 2020) – Maricopa police are investigating a deadly crash involving a man who fell from a van late Wednesday night.
According to officers from the Maricopa Police Department, the victim reportedly fell from a vehicle on Smith Enke Road near John Wayne Parkway. After falling from the van, the man was hit by another car and was killed.
Officials say the car that struck the man did not stay on the scene. Police describe the vehicle that hit the man as a dark-colored sedan.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Authorities say that 55,000 total crashes occurred statewide in 2018, and of those accidents, more than half involved multiple vehicles and at least two injured victims. And according to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, serious injury wrecks are on the rise in Arizona. Oftentimes, these wrecks result in devastating situations for victims and their families, and many victims succumb to their injuries in the aftermath.
Critical long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and even job loss are just a few of the serious consequences that affect victims and their families following car wrecks. But those affected can contact a Phoenix crash injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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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