Phoenix, AZ (July 3, 2019) – A pedestrian has suffered life-threatening injuries after an auto accident on Tuesday night, July 2nd.
According to authorities, the pedestrian was struck by a car in Glendale. Emergency crews were called to the scene around 6:00 p.m., near 51st Avenue and Glendale Avenue.
Officers say that the man was crossing the street, outside of the crosswalk, when he was hit by a car traveling westbound on Glendale Avenue.
Information about the pedestrian, as well as the driver, has not been released at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families. We hope for a fast recovery for all involved.
A recent report from the Arizona Department of Transportation notes an overall year-over-year increase in auto accidents involving fatalities and injuries across the state, especially those involving pedestrians. Since 2016, there has been a steady increase in fatalities specifically from auto accidents. And now that the summer season is here, more traffic is on the roads, meaning more dangerous auto accidents for vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians.
These auto accidents can cause tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help. In some cases, attorneys can help victims and families get the fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims and their families get justice. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid 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.