Rio Rico, AZ (October 1, 2019) – Early Sunday around 5:30 a.m., police responded to the scene of a fatal car crash that took place on I-19 Frontage Road in Rio Rico.
According to police, 58-year-old Tomas Lopez had been traveling in a Ford Ranger when he was suddenly involved in a three-vehicle collision in the northbound lanes of the Interstate. He was killed in the accident.
The other individuals involved in the accident were identified as a 22-year-old man from Nogales in a Dodge Caravan, a 27-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman in a Chevrolet Cruze.
Police sent out an early morning alert stating that the northbound lanes in that area would be closed due to the accident. They said that this was the third fatal crash in the county in 2019 so far.
At this time, the investigation into the accident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
In one recent year, the Arizona Department of Transportation stated that approximately 130,000 car accidents took place across the state, leading to many fatalities and serious injuries. These accidents are devastating and tend to happen unexpectedly, leaving loved ones to grieve the loss of those closest to them. When a victim is killed in a motor vehicle collision, it is imperative for the grieving family to seek help from an experienced wrongful death attorney in Arizona.
You have many legal options after an accident, which is why our skilled attorneys at ELG Law are here to assist you in your time of need. Over the years, our personal injury attorneys have worked to help clients achieve results and high settlements so that they could move forward after a life-altering accident. Contact our attorneys today for more information on how we can help at (623) 562-3838.
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