Oro Valley, AZ – UPDATE: Details Released in Fatal Crash Near Shannon RdArizona Legal News
Oro Valley, AZ (November 13, 2019) – Two people were killed in a three-vehicle crash in Oro Valley on Wednesday, police said.
According to officers from the Oro Valley Police Department, officials responded to a report of a multi-vehicle crash on North Shannon Road and West Sahuaro Divide around 3:45 p.m. Sgt. Carmen Trevizo, a department spokeswoman, said that two occupants in an Acura Integra were pronounced dead after police arrived at the scene of the crash. The driver of a GMC Sierra was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of a Buick car refused transport, Trevizo said in a news release from Oro Valley.
Police said the Acura was traveling northbound and attempting to make a left-hand turn from Shannon Road onto Sahuaro Divide when it was rear-ended by the Buick. The impact pushed the Acura into the path of a GMC Sierra traveling southbound, where it struck the Acura.
The car crash occurred near Ironwood Ridge High School, though no students were involved. Police are still investigating the crash at this time.
Our condolences go out to the deceased victims’ families at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a quick recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Arizona
According to the latest data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, one person was killed every nine hours in a traffic accident on Arizona’s roadways in 2017. Furthermore, there were nearly 1,000 traffic fatalities throughout the state in the last year alone, capping a 10-year high.
When it comes to injurious or fatal car accidents, victims and their families suffer from emotional trauma, long-term physical problems, issues with insurance companies, and even job loss. However, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a crash.
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, no-hassle consultation and learn more about filing a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. Our skilled attorneys are here to help you get the justice you deserve in the aftermath of an accident.
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