Tucson, AZ (January 14, 2020) – Officers from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a deadly crash on the northwest side, which allegedly occurred after an attempted traffic stop on Tuesday evening.
According to a PCSD news release, deputies attempted to make the traffic stop around 9:45 p.m. at La Cañada Drive and River Road. The driver of the suspect vehicle did not stop and drove northbound on La Cañada. The driver then crashed into another vehicle before hitting a guardrail near Emerine Drive.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Tucson paramedics were at the scene to treat the occupants of the other vehicle, but their current conditions have not been released.
The accident remains under investigation.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Although the number of fatal accidents in Arizona slightly decreased at the beginning of the decade, it sharply rose again in the last several years. In fact, hundreds of fatal car collisions occur across the state each year.
Several of these serious collisions result in long-term health issues, costly medical bills, and death for victims, not to mention emotional trauma. Victims and their families are especially vulnerable when they’re involved in wrecks that occur due to the negligence of other drivers. When victims succumb to their injuries, grieving families are left behind to pick up the pieces. Those affected can safeguard their legal rights with the help of a skilled personal injury lawyer.
When it comes to fighting for victims and their families, ELG Law’s accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge, having helped numerous victims get the compensation they deserve after a wreck. Contact our car accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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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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