Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: Stephanie Jones Killed in Crash at 35th Ave & Bethany Home RdArizona Legal News
Phoenix, AZ (January 23, 2020) – A 34-year-old woman who died in a crash involving two cars on Tuesday night has been identified.
According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, crews were called to the scene of the crash, which occurred at 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road after 9:00 p.m., and saw that Jones was seriously injured. The victim, identified as 34-year-old Stephanie Jones, was crossing 35th Avenue mid-block when she was struck by two vehicles headed southbound.
Police say that Jones was taken to the hospital via ambulance but died a short time later. No other injuries were reported during the incident, but the crash remains under investigation with distraction as a possible factor.
Our deepest condolences go out to Stephanie Jones’s family at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
According to authorities from the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 1,500 pedestrian-involved crashes occur in Arizona each year, resulting in more than 100 deaths.
Whether it’s long-term injuries and medical costs or job loss and even death, these serious accidents can have unfortunate consequences for both victims and their families. But those affected by pedestrian accidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims seek the fair compensation they deserve or secure settlements to cover expenses for grieving families.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families in the aftermath of fatal pedestrian collisions. If you’ve been affected by a pedestrian accident in Arizona, please reach out to our compassionate attorneys. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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