Phoenix, AZ (November 19, 2019) – Police are looking for a driver who hit a woman and left her in the middle of a Phoenix street with serious injuries on Tuesday.
According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the woman is now in the hospital in critical condition. Fire rescue units arrived at the scene shortly after the hit-and-run crash happened, around 7:20 p.m. The woman was hit and left in the area of Indian School Road and 81st Avenue. Due to the crash, Indian School Road was closed in both directions between 81st and 83rd Avenue.
Police started their investigation and currently don’t have any information about the vehicle that fled the scene.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
There are several hit-and-run collisions in Arizona every year. Recent data actually show that there have been 800,000 hit-and-run crashes across the country annually, mostly caused by unlicensed, impaired, or otherwise reckless drivers. When drivers, due to their negligence, have caused an injurious or fatal accident, they may flee the scene to avoid consequences.
Victims and their families should always speak with a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Arizona after they’ve suffered in a wreck that occurred through no fault of their own.
Our attorneys at ELG Law are fully committed to helping those who have suffered injuries or lost a loved one at the hands of a negligent driver. Thanks to years of experience and unmatched compassion handling these cases, our accident attorneys have come to the aid of thousands of injured victims. Our lawyers go above and beyond in securing the settlements that victims and their families deserve. If you have been harmed by an at-fault party, please contact us for legal advice and a no-hassle, free consultation 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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