Phoenix, AZ (September 19, 2019) – A 29-year-old woman, identified as Kasandra Valdez, was critically injured in a pedestrian crash at 27th Avenue and Indian School Road.
The pedestrian told police that she was walking when she was suddenly struck by a red car. The vehicle then fled the scene of the accident.
Valdez was transported to the hospital via ambulance with various injuries including a broken leg and multiple fractures in her pelvis and hip area. She is listed in critical condition at this time.
The Phoenix Police Department has not yet been able to identify the vehicle involved in the accident. Their investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of her full recovery.
Arizona remains second on the list for deadliest states for pedestrian accidents. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives or are injured in these collisions, leaving families devastated in the aftermath. Many pedestrians will face the reality of medical bills, lost wages, emotional suffering, and many other related damages. It is crucial for a victim to speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Arizona have extensive experience assisting many victims as they work toward the compensation they deserve for their losses. Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at ELG Law understand the difficulties that a victim might be facing after an accident. We wish to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Contact our law firm today 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.
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