Tucson, AZ (August 8, 2019) – Around 11:10 a.m. last Monday, a garbage truck accident took place on Tangerine Road that took one life. Now, the party killed has been identified.
The Oro Valley Police Department said that the accident occurred when a garbage truck had been traveling on Tangerine Road and suddenly ran a red light at Innovation Park Drive, striking a passenger vehicle.
The driver of the passenger vehicle has since been identified as 71-year-old Margery Jones. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
The second occupant in the passenger vehicle was taken to the hospital with severe injuries but is expected to be okay. The driver of the garbage truck was not injured.
Charges are pending at this time and the investigation continues.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to the parties injured in this accident.
In 2012, the Arizona Department of Transportation showed that over 12,000 truck accidents took place, with approximately 2,700 of these leading to injuries. These accidents involve many complex aspects, as they are extremely large vehicles compared to others and have the ability to cause an immense amount of damage. Because of this, you might be in need of an Arizona truck accident attorney who understands what you have been through and how to compassionately help you through this difficult time, especially if you have lost a loved one.
At ELG Law, our accident attorneys understand that there is nothing as challenging as facing the loss of a loved one that has happened suddenly at the hands of a negligent party. You might be feeling alone in your next steps and wonder how you will face the bills that continue to pile up. Please reach out to us at (623) 562-3838 for more information on how we can assist you.
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