Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: Fernando A. Hernandez Killed in Crash at 7th St & Dunlap AveArizona Legal News
Phoenix, AZ (March 13, 2020) – A passenger who died in a crash in Phoenix on Thursday was identified as 54-year-old Fernando A. Hernandez, according to police officials.
Officers from the Phoenix Police Department say that the three-vehicle collision happened around 5:00 p.m. near 7th Street and Dunlap Avenue. Hernandez was a passenger in a white sedan traveling southbound on 7th Street when the driver tried to make a left turn onto east Dunlap Avenue. A white pickup truck collided with the sedan, causing it to crash into another white minivan.
Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene, and the drivers of the truck and sedan were taken to a hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The two people traveling in the minivan were not injured. Police say it’s not yet known whether impairment might have been a factor and are still investigating at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Fernando A. Hernandez. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Arizona
Car wrecks in Arizona are all too common, with almost 127,000 collisions taking place in 2018 alone. In fact, the rate of injurious wrecks, as well as collisions involving multiple vehicles, has increased over the last 10 years.
Oftentimes, victims and their families must deal with insurance companies, long-term injuries, emotional distress, and financial difficulties. Occasionally, victims may succumb to their injuries, leaving grieving families to pick up the pieces. However, those affected can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about protecting their legal rights and seeking justice after a multi-car crash.
ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 321-0566 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation. Our compassionate attorneys are ready to help you get the justice and fair compensation you deserve after you’ve suffered due to the negligence of another driver.
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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.