Oro Valley, AZ – Caitlin Festerling & Paul Garcia Killed in Wreck at Shannon Rd

Oro Valley, AZ – Caitlin Festerling & Paul Garcia Killed in Wreck at Shannon Rd

Oro Valley, AZ (November 16, 2019) – The two victims of a deadly crash in Oro Valley on Wednesday have now been identified, according to police.

Caitlin Festerling, 21, and Paul Garcia, 22, were killed in a three-vehicle crash on North Shannon Road and West Sahuaro Divide, per information from Sgt. Carmen Trevizo, a department spokeswoman. Officials from the Oro Valley Police Department said that the two victims were in an Acura traveling north and attempting to make a left turn from Shannon Road onto Sahuaro Divide when their car was rear-ended by a Buick LeSabre. The impact pushed the Acura into the path of a GMC Sierra traveling southbound. 

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash, and no citations have been issued at this time. Police have not released the latest conditions of the other individuals involved in the crash.

Our condolences go out to the families of Caitlin Festerling and Paul Garcia.

Fatal Car Accidents in Arizona

Oro Valley, AZ - Caitlin Festerling & Paul Garcia Killed in Wreck at Shannon RdAccording to the latest data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, one person was killed every nine hours in a traffic accident across Arizona in 2017. Furthermore, there were nearly 1,000 traffic fatalities throughout the state in the last year alone, capping a 10-year high of fatal incidents.

When it comes to injurious or fatal car accidents, victims and their families suffer from emotional trauma, issues with insurance companies, and financial difficulties. However, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a crash. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims and their families get their fair compensation from a personal injury suit or wrongful death suit.

ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families. After victims have suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own, it’s important that they speak with a compassionate attorney who understands what they’ve endured. If you’ve been injured in an accident or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another driver, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.

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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.