Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: Further Details Released in Injurious Crash at Bell RdArizona Legal News
Phoenix, AZ (January 12, 2020) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department say that a woman initially reported dead after a collision actually survived.
Police initially said that 49-year-old Lola Thomason was killed after a crash on December 23rd, in which she attempted to turn onto 26th Street from Bell Road in her Ford Fiesta and collided with a black Cadillac driven in the opposite direction by a 27-year-old woman.
Sgt. Mercedes Fortune, a Phoenix Police spokeswoman, corrected the mistake on Sunday afternoon. She said Thomason had sustained serious injuries but ultimately recovered and also said that the 27-year-old woman recovered from serious injuries as well and was found not to have been impaired.
The crash remains under investigation, and authorities say that no citations have been issued at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Multi-Car Accidents in Arizona
Serious multi-vehicle accidents 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.
After a multi-vehicle crash, the stresses for all involved are exacerbated. 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) 562-3838 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.