Tucson, AZ (September 25, 2019) – A man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Tuesday.
According to officers with the Tucson Police Department, the accident occurred shortly after 5:30 a.m. Around that time, emergency responders arrived at the scene and found the injured man at West Irvington Road and South 6th Avenue. Tucson paramedics transported the man to an area hospital via ambulance, where he remains in critical condition.
Officer Ray Smith, a Tucson police spokesman, said the driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the investigation. The investigation is ongoing, but no charges or citations have been issued at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
When it comes to pedestrian accidents, Arizona is one of the deadliest states in the country, with a 35 percent rise in pedestrian deaths over the last 10 years. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one pedestrian was killed every hour across the country in 2016 alone.
Pedestrians who are struck by drivers are often left with high medical costs, long-term physical problems, and severe emotional trauma. Even when pedestrians use crosswalks, they are far more vulnerable to life-threatening injuries. However, the victims and families affected by these accidents can seek legal aid from a skilled personal injury lawyer.
When it comes to advocating for victims and their families after a pedestrian accident, ELG Law’s team of car accident lawyers has years of experience. Contact our 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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