Mesa, AZ – UPDATE: Details Released in Deadly Road Rage Crash at Alma School RdArizona Legal News
Mesa, AZ (January 19, 2020) – Investigators from the Mesa Police Department are asking for help locating a vehicle they believe was involved in a deadly road rage accident that happened in Mesa on Saturday.
Police said the driver of the truck was involved in some sort of road rage incident with the victim near Alma School Road and 8th Avenue. After the initial incident, the victim got out of his car and was run over by the pickup truck. Witnesses told investigators that the pickup truck drove northbound on Alma School Road after hitting and killing the victim.
Investigators say that the suspect vehicle is a 2003 Dodge quad-cab pickup truck.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
According to authorities from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities from car accidents were reported last year, making it clear that serious crashes are on the rise in Arizona. Since 2016, data show that the risk of these dangerous accidents has increased. Furthermore, many of these accidents are caused by road rage or some other form of driver negligence.
Multi-vehicle accidents mean unforeseen, often tragic, consequences for victims and their families, including high medical costs and long-term injuries or even death. However, victims and their families can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek their fair compensation from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our vehicle accident lawyers at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families. Contact our skilled personal injury attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.
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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.