Phoenix, AZ (October 9, 2019) – A man has been transported to an area hospital after he was struck and injured by a car on Tuesday night.
According to reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the crash happened in the area of 24th Street and McDowell Road. Police said that the man was crossing McDowell Road and was mid-block when he was hit. Phoenix EMTs arrived on the scene shortly after the crash occurred and transported the victim to the hospital via ambulance.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. There is no word on the victim’s condition, and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family. We hope for his full recovery.
One pedestrian is killed every two hours in the United States as a result of collisions. And Arizona is at the top of the list of deadliest states for pedestrians, with a 35 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities in the past 10 years, according to data from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Pedestrians who are struck by vehicles are often left with expensive medical costs, long-term physical issues, and profound emotional trauma. But the victims and families affected by these accidents can seek legal aid from a skilled personal injury lawyer.
When it comes to advocating for victims and their families after a pedestrian accident, ELG Law’s team of auto accident lawyers has years of experience. 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.