Tonopah, AZ (September 18, 2019) – On Monday morning, one man was killed in a fatal accident on Interstate 10 near milepost 84.
According to the Maricopa County Police Department, two people were injured and one person was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck, which occurred just before 9:00 a.m. on the Papago Freeway.
Nathaniel Jordan Watson, 25, from Lenoir, North Carolina, was killed in the accident. The Department of Public Safety says he was a passenger in a pickup truck that rolled onto the right shoulder, ejecting the occupants of the vehicle. The other passengers were transported to an area hospital via ambulance.
No further information was available, though authorities are still investigating the crash at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Nathaniel Jordan Watson. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal crashes claim hundreds of lives across the state yearly, especially on busy Arizona highways like Interstate 10. In fact, I-10 ranks in the top five deadliest roads in the country, with thousands of injurious or deadly accidents each year.
When victims die in these tragic crashes, especially those that occur as a result of another driver’s negligent actions, families are left to pick up the pieces. From medical bills to funeral costs and emotional trauma, the loved ones of deceased victims suffer devastating consequences after these wrecks. However, those affected can contact a wrongful death attorney in Arizona.
Our skilled attorneys at ELG Law have helped families affected by these accidents for decades, ensuring they’re able to safeguard their legal rights after losing a loved one as a result of negligent parties’ actions. Contact us for more information at (623) 562-3838, and learn more about your options with a free consultation today.
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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.