Oro Valley, AZ (June 20, 2019) – On Wednesday night, a pedestrian accident took place on North Oracle Road in Oro Valley that closed down all northbound lanes.
Officials with the Oro Valley Police Department responded to the scene of the accident around 8:30 p.m. A pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital with a variety of injuries. Fortunately, they have been listed in stable condition.
The driver remained at the scene of the crash to cooperate with the police. Police claim that impairment was not a factor in the crash.
The roadway was closed down for quite some time while drivers were urged to take different routes. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to extend our most genuine thoughts to the pedestrian injured in this accident.
Pedestrian accidents in Arizona have been on the rise throughout the state. From the years 2008-2017, pedestrian accidents involving fatalities increased by an astounding 35%, which means more and more are taking place every year. It is terribly important for a victim to understand that they have many rights after an accident and have the right to seek protection from the help of an experienced attorney who is fully dedicated to handling your case.
Our attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC are fully understanding of how overwhelming pedestrian accidents can be, especially due to the fact that they involve many complex aspects and impact some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. We want you to remember that, as you suffer the adverse financial situation that follows one of these accidents, you have many rights. Contact us to find out what we can do for you at (623) 562-3838.
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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.