Phoenix, AZ (September 5, 2019) – On Tuesday night, September 3rd, a woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a fatal accident that took place at a Phoenix intersection.
The accident occurred at the intersection of 16th Street and Indian School Road. At the time, 49-year-old Dawn Christa Cash and a 55-year-old man, whose name has not been released, were crossing the street in the intersection when they were struck by a pickup truck. The two had been in a crosswalk at the time.
Police said that Cash was pronounced dead at the scene while the man was taken to a local area hospital with serious injuries. We are unaware of his condition at this time.
The driver of the pickup truck was identified as an 84-year-old who was not injured in the accident.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Arizona is no stranger to pedestrian accidents. It is estimated that approximately 1,500 pedestrian accidents take place every year across the state, with over 100 leading to fatalities. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who have little protection from harm. If you or one of your loved ones are the victim of a pedestrian accident, you might need the help of an experienced personal injury attorney who will stand by your side every step of the way.
At ELG Law, our compassionate and dedicated attorneys have stood by the sides of many clients in past cases and understand the devastation you might be facing. Please know that you can reach out to a legal advocate you can trust at (623) 562-3838.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
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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