Sun City West, AZ (October 2, 2019) – One man is dead and another woman has been hospitalized after they were found inside a submerged vehicle in the West Valley.
According to Phoenix authorities, an elderly man and a woman were hospitalized after they were pulled from a car that was found submerged in a pond near a supermarket in Sun City West. Per information from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, a 93-year-old man and his elderly passenger, a 93-year-old woman, were rescued from the car by firefighters after it crashed through a wall before entering a pond near a Fry’s Supermarket, located at R.H. Johnson Boulevard and Camino Del Sol.
The man has since died from his injuries but his passenger is still hospitalized. Their identities have not been released, and the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
A study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that Arizona is one of the top five most dangerous states in the country for drivers. In fact, the study, which tracked injuries and fatalities between May and September, reported that just one Arizona highway saw 100 fatalities during that time.
Those who sustain crash injuries often deal with physical and emotional trauma. From documenting their injuries, negotiating with insurance companies, and even dealing with job loss, victims are left to pick up the pieces after a crash. But the individuals affected by these accidents can seek help from a personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in a crash caused by the negligent actions of another driver.
Our skilled team of injury accident lawyers at ELG Law specializes in fighting for victims and their families after a crash. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.
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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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