Queen Creek, AZ (October 20, 2019) – One person has died in a motorcycle crash on Sunday afternoon.
According to traffic detectives from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened around 12:30 p.m., in the area of Power Road and Chandler Heights. A motorcyclist and a passenger car collided in the area, but details about the crash have not been released. Local paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after the crash occurred and transported the motorcyclist to a local hospital via ambulance.
Police confirmed that the motorcyclist later died at the hospital.
The man driving the car remained on the scene, and authorities said impairment doesn’t seem to be a cause in this crash. Authorities from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office are now investigating this crash, Sgt. Calbert Gillett said.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Motorcycle crashes have accounted for almost 14 percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide over the past several years. In fact, according to data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle wrecks have more than doubled over the past 25 years. Crash statistics show that one in seven deaths on the road occurred on a motorcycle across the country.
Due to the nature of these wrecks, tragic consequences may befall victims after a motorcycle accident, including long-term physical problems, medical bills, and even job loss or death. But the victims and their families affected by these injurious wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement to compensate for their damages from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after motorcycle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own, contact our crash lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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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.
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