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Scottsdale, AZ – Alexandra Holder-Amaral ID’d as Hit-and-Run Suspect in Chaparral Rd Wreck

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Scottsdale, AZ (September 25, 2019) – Alexandra Holder-Amaral has been identified as the suspect involved in a Scottsdale hit-and-run wreck on Sunday.

According to troopers with the Department of Public Safety, Holder-Amaral crashed her car, ran from the scene, and tried to hide behind a bush. The crash occurred on Loop 101, also known as the Pima Freeway, at the Chaparral Road exit. Officers say that Alexandra Holder-Amaral, 23, was driving northbound on Loop 101 when she rear-ended another vehicle, which pushed that vehicle into a third car. At least one of the victims in the other vehicles was transported to an area hospital via ambulance.

After the crash, Holder-Amaral allegedly stumbled from the scene and attempted to run, per court documents. When Arizona State Troopers were able to apprehend her, they said that Holder-Amaral had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath when she spoke. She was also incoherent and stumbled as she walked.

Comments in the police report state that several small bottles of THC, a small bag of marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle and in her purse. Holder-Amaral is facing several charges, including DUI, endangerment, drug possession, and failure to stay at an accident.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injurious Accidents in Arizona

Hundreds of car collisions take place across the state every day. Car accidents, particularly those involving injuries, are an unfortunate but common fact of life. Car crash victims, however, suffer greatly from physical and emotional trauma for months or even years after the incident.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 crash injuries occurred statewide in 2018, many of them caused by impaired or driver negligence. And these injurious accidents result in tragic consequences for victims, such as long-term injuries, expensive hospital bills, and other financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from an accident lawyer to seek the justice they deserve.

At ELG Law, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents due to the negligence of other drivers. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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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