Mesa, AZ (August 1, 2019) – On Wednesday night, July 31, police responded to the scene of a fatal car accident that took place on Recker Road and led to two fatalities.
At the time, authorities claim that a pickup truck was traveling south when he suddenly ran a red light and t-boned another vehicle driving in the opposite direction.
The 32-year-old driver and his 23-year-old passenger in the vehicle that was struck were pronounced dead at the scene. The 57-year-old female driver of the pickup truck, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized with injuries.
Police are not sure of the circumstances leading up to the crash but continue to investigate.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the parties whose lives were taken in this crash.
Fatal accidents continue to happen every day across Arizona roadways for many reasons, some of which are due to the recklessness of others. In 2017 alone, more than 900 deaths were reported due to these accidents, while approximately 55,000 people were hospitalized. These accidents increase over the summer months when more people are traveling the roadways. If you have lost someone close to you, you might have a need for an Arizona wrongful death attorney.
Our attorneys at ELG Law have experience in a wide variety of cases and understand how deeply impacted you might be by the fatality of your loved one. A family might wonder how they can move forward during this difficult time. We want you to know how imperative it is that you seek help from an attorney. Please reach out to us today at (623) 562-3838.
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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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