Mesa, AZ (December 10, 2019) – Deputies from the Mesa Police Department said that a woman died after being struck by a car near Ellsworth and Broadway Roads on Tuesday night.
Emergency crews were called to the scene around 7:30 p.m. to treat the woman, though it appears that she was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office say that the driver remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.
It is unknown if speed and impairment are factors at this time, but the accident remains under investigation. No further details about the victim’s identity or the driver’s identity have been released.
Our condolences go out to the deceased victim’s family at this time.
The victims of pedestrian accidents often suffer tragic, unforeseen injuries. Due to the nature of these accidents and the vulnerability of victims, they may experience long-term physical issues, high medical costs, and even job loss or death. Furthermore, the pedestrian fatality rate of Phoenix has been significantly higher than the national average over the past several years. In the last 10 years alone, fatal accidents involving pedestrians over Phoenix have risen by 125 percent.
But those affected by these serious incidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident and wrongful death attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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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