Phoenix, AZ (December 7, 2019) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department say that a 51-year-old woman has died after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday.
Police say the woman was crossing Broadway Road near 20th Street on Saturday evening when a vehicle hit the woman and fled the scene. The woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition via ambulance but later succumbed to her injuries.
Police do not have a description of the driver or vehicle at this time, though the investigation is ongoing. Authorities have asked that anyone who has any information regarding this incident to contact the Phoenix Police Department at (602) 262-6141.
Our condolences are extended to the family of the deceased victim.
According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 30,000 auto accidents involving injuries occur in Arizona each year. Several of those crashes are hit-and-run accidents, where victims are struck and sometimes seriously injured by vehicles. Oftentimes, distracted or impaired drivers are responsible for these serious incidents and leave the scene to avoid legal consequences.
Victims who sustain injuries in these collisions through no fault of their own may be left with high costs from medical bills and vehicle damage. In some cases, victims may succumb to the injuries they sustained in a hit-and-run accident, leaving their families to pick up the pieces. However, victims and their families can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix to safeguard their legal rights after a hit-and-run accident.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims get the justice they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys can help you get fair compensation to cover the costs associated with injuries incurred from collisions. Contact our attorneys in Phoenix at (623) 562-3838 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about safeguarding your legal rights.
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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