Tucson, AZ (September 22, 2019) – A Tucson man was killed after he was struck by a truck on Saturday night.
According to officers from the Tucson Police Department, the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on the roadway near East Grant Road and North Columbus Boulevard. Per information from a department press release, the driver of a 1999 Ford Pickup Truck was traveling eastbound on Grand near Columbus when the pedestrian crossed in front of the pickup truck.
Police say that the man was not using a crosswalk at the time of the crash. Tucson emergency medical technicians were at the scene and transported the man to an area hospital, but he died shortly after arrival.
Officers are still investigating, though no citations or arrests have been made.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Every year, hundreds of lives are lost and many more injuries occur as a result of accidents and negligent drivers in Arizona. When accidents involving large commercial trucks occur, catastrophic and even fatal consequences befall victims. When a victim has been killed as a result of a serious accident, families should safeguard their legal rights with the help of a wrongful death attorney in Arizona.
For decades, our skilled and compassionate attorneys at ELG Law have assisted the families left to pick up the pieces after an accident. Our aggressive attorneys can help hold negligent parties accountable for their actions, seeking the justice and fair compensation you deserve after a wreck. Contact us for more information at (623) 562-3838.
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