Phoenix, AZ (November 23, 2019) – A woman has been arrested after an injurious accident in Phoenix on Saturday night.
The incident occurred near 35th Avenue and Indian School Road. Police say a 25-year-old woman was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima when she lost control of her vehicle while avoiding a collision. The vehicle then left the roadway and collided with a large palm tree. Officers arrived on the scene shortly after the crash occurred. Bystanders were able to remove the driver and three passengers out of the vehicle. A 23-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. An 18-month-old boy was also in the vehicle but was not hurt.
According to police, the driver showed signs of impairment. She was later arrested for aggravated assault and DUI. This investigation is ongoing, and the victims’ information has not been released at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
The latest accident report from the Arizona Department of Transportation showed that the state had more than 130,000 accidents in 2018. Unfortunately, countless injuries resulted from these wrecks. At least 37,000 of the accidents involved at least two seriously injured victims requiring medical care or hospitalization.
Those who sustain crash injuries often have to cope with both physical and emotional trauma. Wreck victims must document their injuries, negotiate with insurance companies, and take time from work. They may even have to deal with lost wages or job loss. But victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in an accident that’s caused by the negligent actions of another driver.
Our skilled team of injury accident lawyers at ELG Law specializes in fighting for victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.
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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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