Phoenix, AZ (June 19, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck by a truck hauling dirt at a Buckeye construction site early Wednesday morning, around 8:30 a.m.
According to officials, the incident occurred near MC-85 and Perryville Road, where the truck struck the woman and pinned her underneath the vehicle. Emergency responders were able to pull the woman to safety and said that she was alert and conscious. She was transported to Banner University Hospital via medical helicopter.
Officials urged drivers to avoid the area and use alternate routes.
Our thoughts are with the victim and her family at this time. We hope for her fast recovery.
The rising temperatures of the summer season mean more vehicles on Arizona roads. And with that, the risk of dangerous auto accidents increases, as well as pedestrian fatalities.
According to the 2018 Highway Safety Report, Arizona is one of the deadliest states for pedestrians. In fact, pedestrian fatalities in Arizona have increased by 35% in the last 10 years.
These pedestrian auto accidents often result in exorbitant, unexpected costs and tragic circumstances for victims and their families. But those affected by these dangerous accidents can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix. In some cases, auto accident attorneys can help victims and their families get the justice and fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in fighting for victims and families and are ready to help. If you want to learn more about how to proceed after an auto accident, contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona at (623) 562-3838, and schedule a free consultation today.
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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.