Tucson, AZ – Teen Struck & Killed in Pedestrian Wreck at Swan RdArizona Legal News
Tucson, AZ (May 1, 2020) – A 15-year-old girl who was struck and seriously injured near the insection of Swan Road and Fifth Street on Wednesday has died from her injuries, police said.
Per reports from officers with the Tucson Police Department, the collision happened on April 29 at 4:30 a.m. A news release from the Tucson Police Department said that the girl, who was not identified by name, was hit by a vehicle at the intersection early Wednesday morning and died from her injuries at Banner University Medical Center on Thursday.
The driver stayed at the scene and was not impaired at the time of the collision, though no further details have been released at this time. The accident remains under investigation.
Our condolences go out to the victim’s family.
Fatal Pedestrian Collisions in Arizona
When it comes to fatal accidents and pedestrian incidents across the state, victims and families are particularly vulnerable in the aftermath. After a pedestrian accident, victims and families are often left with financial difficulties, long-term physical issues, and emotional trauma.
If you have suffered in a pedestrian accident as a result of an employer’s negligence, contact a personal injury attorney to safeguard your legal rights.
Our pedestrian accident attorneys at ELG are dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve after these unfortunate incidents. Our experienced, highly-skilled injury lawyers have spent years fighting for both victims and their families. Contact us to set up your free consultation at (623) 321-0566.
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