Phoenix, AZ (October 30, 2019) – A woman and her two children were hospitalized after an accident on Monday near 30th Avenue and Thunderbird Road.
Per reports from the Phoenix Police Department, a vehicle ran a red light and collided with the car the woman and her children were traveling in. According to Sgt. Maggie Cox of the Phoenix Police Department, the woman and her two children were transported to a trauma hospital with serious injuries after being treated by firefighters at the scene.
Capt. Rob McDade of the Phoenix Fire Department said that the driver who ran the red light fled the scene. There was no update about whether the driver was caught, but Cox said that no arrests have been made at this time.
Authorities are still investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Across Arizona, 55,000 total crashes occurred statewide in 2018 alone. And more than half of those accidents involved multiple vehicles and at least two injured victims. Furthermore, data from the Arizona Department of Transportation show that serious injury incidents are on the rise in Arizona, particularly those caused by impaired, distracted or otherwise negligent drivers.
Long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and job loss or even death are just a few of the serious consequences that befall victims and their families after car accidents. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims can seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit, especially when an accident occurs through no fault of their own.
Our auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Our lawyers are highly skilled and knowledgeable when it comes to seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about safeguarding your legal rights.
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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.
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