Surprise, AZ (October 25, 2019) – A teenager has died after being struck by a car in Surprise on Thursday afternoon.
According to officers from the Surprise Police Department, the crash happened near Loop 303 and Greenway Road around 5:00 p.m. Officers are in the early stages of the investigation and the victim is not being identified at this time.
Additional information regarding the events that led up to the crash was not immediately available, but authorities are continuing to investigate.
We offer our condolences to the deceased victim’s family at this time.
One pedestrian is killed every two hours as a result of car accidents nationwide, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. Arizona tops the list when it comes to pedestrian fatalities. In fact, authorities say that there has been a 35 percent rise in pedestrian deaths over the last 10 years across the state.
Pedestrians who are struck by drivers are often left with severe physical and emotional trauma. From high medical costs to long-term physical problems, pedestrians suffer greatly after crashes and often succumb to their injuries in the aftermath. However, the victims and families affected by these serious accidents can seek legal aid from a skilled personal injury lawyer.
When it comes to advocating for victims and their families after a pedestrian accident, ELG Law’s team of car accident lawyers is compassionate and knowledgeable. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation and learn more about getting the justice you deserve after an accident.
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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