Mesa, AZ (December 13, 2019) – An alleged DUI driver has been charged after hitting a motorcycle rider in Mesa on December 8th.
According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, Jose Lopez Espinoza, 47, was driving erratically near Broadway Road and Alma School Road.
Witnesses reportedly told police that Espinoza nearly hit a pedestrian before causing the motorcycle accident. Following the witness reports, Espinoza allegedly turned in front of a motorcyclist, causing a crash near Broadway Road. Court records show that the motorcyclist sustained several serious internal injuries and two broken legs, though the motorcyclist’s identity has not been released.
Police are still investigating the incident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of full recovery.
After a study conducted for accidents nationwide, Arizona remains second on the list of deadliest states for pedestrians and drivers. Every year, hundreds of drivers lose their lives or are injured in collisions, leaving families to pick up the pieces. But when a victim suffers as a result of a vehicle accident, it’s crucial that they speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our accident attorneys have extensive experience assisting many victims as they work toward the compensation they deserve for their losses. Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at ELG Law understand the difficulties that victims and their families face following a car accident. Contact our law firm today at (623) 562-3838 to safeguard your legal rights with the help of our compassionate attorneys.
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