Tucson, AZ (February 13, 2020) – Police identified 63-year-old Irenio Parra-Neriz as the victim of a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 Frontage Road and 29th Street on Wednesday evening.
Investigators with the Tucson Police Department said that Parra-Neriz was ejected from his Ford F-150 pickup truck after the driver of a Chevrolet Avalanche pickup didn’t stop at a red light and collided with Parra-Neriz’s vehicle.
Tucson EMTs arrived shortly after the crash occurred, though Parra-Neriz was pronounced dead at the scene. A news release from TPD said that the other driver was taken to Banner University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives with TPD’s traffic unit are still investigating the incident and have not issued any charges or citations at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Irenio Parra-Neriz.
Of the 55,000 total crashes that occurred statewide in 2018, more than half involved multiple vehicles and at least two injured victims. According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, serious injury wrecks are on the rise in Arizona. Oftentimes, these wrecks result in devastating situations for victims and their families, and many victims succumb to their injuries in the aftermath.
Critical long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and even job loss are just a few of the serious consequences that affect victims and their families following car wrecks. But those affected can contact a Phoenix crash injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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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