Phoenix, AZ (July 11, 2019) – Yesterday morning, July 10th, police responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident that took place at the intersection of I-10 and 91st Avenue. Now, the name of the deceased has been released to the public.
According to authorities, 54-year-old Abelino Rudolfo was struck by an oncoming vehicle that was traveling in the westbound lanes near the intersection at 4:40 a.m.
Police are not yet sure why Rudolfo was on the freeway but stated that it was one of the worst pedestrian accidents due to the severe injuries sustained.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident and said that they struck the pedestrian unwillingly. Charges will not be filed. The roadway was closed down for several hours after the accident.
At this time, the Arizona Department of Transportation and local police continue to investigate.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to those who have suffered losses due to this accident.
Arizona is known for having some of the highest amounts of fatal pedestrian accidents on our roads than many other states. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that there is always a chance that they will be seriously injured or suffer fatal consequences as a result of an accident involving a vehicle. Because of this, you and your loved ones might need the experienced help of an Arizona wrongful death attorney during this difficult time.
Our attorneys at ELG Law are here for the families of victims during these difficult times, as we understand that these accidents can be both tragic and unforeseen, leading to emotional and financial turmoil in your life that you didn’t expect. We will help you obtain the fair compensation you deserve. Please contact us at (623) 562-3838 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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.