Tempe, AZ (January 30, 2020) – A driverless Waymo van was involved in an accident in Tempe late Thursday evening.
According to Detective Natalie Barela with the Tempe Police Department, the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. near Rural Road and Warner Road. Barela said the driver of the Waymo van was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries via ambulance and the passenger was not seriously injured.
The details of the other victims’ injuries have not been released, but the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of full recovery.
Following a study conducted for accidents nationwide, Arizona remains second on the list of deadliest states for pedestrians and drivers. Every year, hundreds of drivers lose their lives or are injured in collisions, leaving families to pick up the pieces. But when a victim suffers as a result of a vehicle accident, it’s crucial that they speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our accident attorneys have extensive experience assisting many victims as they work toward the compensation they deserve for their losses. Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at ELG Law understand the difficulties that victims and their families face following a car accident. Contact our law firm today at (623) 562-3838 to safeguard your legal rights with the help of our compassionate attorneys.
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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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