Sierra Vista, AZ (June 25, 2019) – Early Monday morning, police confirmed that a teenage boy was killed in an SUV accident when he fell off the roof of the moving vehicle.
Police and fire departments were called to the scene of the accident around 12:11 a.m. on Monday at Avenida Escuela and Blackbird Drive, where they found the victim with serious head trauma.
A second male was also at the scene of the accident who identified himself as the driver of the SUV involved. He claimed that the victim had been standing on the roof of the vehicle while he was driving around the neighborhood. The teen on the roof then fell off, causing severe head trauma to occur.
The injured teenager was transported to the Canyon Vista Medical Center. He was then flown by medical helicopter to a second hospital and was tragically pronounced deceased while there.
Police continue their investigation into the accident at this time.
We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the teen whose life was taken in this accident.
Auto accidents are on the rise across Arizona and take place for many reasons, such as drunk driving, distractions, speeding, and more. In one recent year, almost 1,000 fatalities took place across the entire year. As the number of fatalities increases on our roads, many people wonder how they will move forward after losing a loved one. Our wrongful death attorneys in Arizona are here for you in your time of need.
At Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, our experienced and dedicated attorneys are ready to help you and your family after you have been seriously impacted by an accident that happened so unexpectedly. Many people are not prepared for the tragic consequences that follow these accidents, and so we would like to extend a helping hand. Please reach out to us at (623) 562-3838 for more information.
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