Mesa, AZ (November 28, 2019) – Further details have been released in a fatal accident that left one man dead in Mesa on Thursday afternoon.
According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, emergency crews were called to the scene near University Drive and Greenfield Road around 3:00 p.m. Authorities say a truck was traveling eastbound on University Drive at a high rate of speed when it clipped a passenger car. After the collision, the truck rolled. An individual inside was ejected and killed. It is unclear whether the victim was the driver or a passenger.
University Drive from Greenfield Road to 40th Street was closed while police worked to clear the scene and investigate the wreck.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, and the victim is not being identified at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with any injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Nearly 130,000 collisions happened in Arizona last year alone, according to data released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Of these collisions, more than 11,000 involved at least two drivers and several injuries or deaths.
If multiple victims are injured in an accident, they may have to deal with other drivers’ insurance companies, long-term physical pain, and expensive hospital bills. Occasionally, as a result of these incidents, victims succumb to their injuries, leaving their grieving families to cope with emotional trauma and financial difficulties as a result of another driver’s negligence.
But the victims and their families affected by these wrecks can seek help from an injury attorney. A skilled attorney can help victims seek justice and the fair compensation they deserve from suffering in an accident that occurred through no fault of their own.
ELG Law’s car accident attorneys have years of experience when it comes to fighting for victims and their families. If you’ve been involved in a crash caused by the negligent actions of another driver, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation. Our compassionate attorneys can help you safeguard your legal rights and learn more about filing a claim.
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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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