Phoenix, AZ – Update: Man Identified After Car Accident on 87th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ – Update: Man Identified After Car Accident on 87th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ (July 30, 2019) – On July 21st, around 9:15 p.m., police responded to the scene of a car accident that took place on 87th Avenue in Phoenix and led to injuries. Police have now identified the party who caused the crash.

The Phoenix Fire Department and other responders were called to the scene of the accident, where they immediately found a vehicle upside-down in the garage of a home. A two-year-old girl suffered facial cuts, a concussion, and a broken thigh. Her mother had four broken ribs and a lacerated liver, which required surgery.

Police claim that, at the time, the driver, identified as 21-year-old Ricardo Antonio Munoz, was arguing with his wife and driving erratically. He allegedly threatened to kill her at one point while driving.

Munoz’s wife told police that before he struck the home, he told her that they were going to die. The vehicle was traveling at around 89 mph around the time of the impact.

Munoz was arrested at the hospital. He is now facing charges in the incident.

The investigation continues.

Our sincerest thoughts are with those injured in this accident with hopes of full recoveries.

Car Accidents in Arizona 

With the summer months heating up, it is no surprise that serious car accidents continue to take place every day across Arizona. Every year, tens of thousands of people will be hospitalized due to these serious accidents that take place at the hands of negligent parties. Being injured in an Arizona car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you will ever face, but you have options as you move forward.

It is no surprise that, after a car accident, you will be facing a variety of bills that happened unexpectedly before your very eyes. Our attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in these cases and are here to assist you when it matters most. Our attorneys would like to speak with you immediately about your options moving forward. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at (623) 562-3838.

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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.