Tucson, AZ (June 17, 2019) – On June 17th, a man was killed after his vehicle was rear-ended struck by a train on Monday morning.
The accident occurred in Benson, east-southeast of Tucson, near North San Pedro Street. According to authorities, it appears that the 24-year-old victim saw the approaching train but remained in its path as it approached his vehicle, causing the fatal auto accident.
The deadly collision happened just before 10:00 a.m. Benson detectives and Union Pacific officials are still investigating the accident.
We extend our thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family.
With the official start of summer approaching, more drivers are on the road. Statistically, an increase in traffic is seen when temperatures heat up, which means an increase in the total number of auto accidents. Unfortunately, many of those accidents involve fatalities, with nearly one thousand auto accidents involving fatalities in Arizona in 2017.
Victims’ families are often left with high costs from medical bills, unexpected funeral costs, and unforeseen court costs associated with auto accidents. However, families can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help and, in some cases, get the compensation and justice they deserve.
Our auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in helping families get fair compensation to cover the costs incurred from deadly collisions. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 to schedule a free consultation. Learn more about your legal options 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.