Phoenix, AZ (July 18, 2019) – Around 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, July 17th, a fatal car crash took place at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Clarendon Avenue.
A man lost his life after his vehicle struck a utility pole in Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Police Department, who was dispatched to the scene immediately after it occurred.
The man has since been identified as 19-year-old Efrain Gutierrez. Police said that, before his vehicle made an impact with the pole, it drove left of center and onto a sidewalk.
According to paramedics, Gutierrez was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of Efrain Gutierrez during this difficult time.
With more and more people traveling and hitting the roads across Arizona, more fatal accidents could be taking place across the state. The Arizona Department of Transportation has stated that auto accident fatalities are on the rise, with around 100 injuries or fatalities happening on top of the state average from 2016 to 2017. Because of this, if you have lost somebody you love in a serious accident, our wrongful death attorneys are here to assist you.
Our knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in fatal accident cases and are waiting to help you during one of the most challenging times in your life. Our attorneys understand the ins and outs of the many laws that apply to fatal accidents in Arizona and are here to support you after you have suffered emotionally and financially. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve during this devastating time at (623) 562-3838.
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