Tucson, AZ (November 26, 2019) – A Huachuca City woman was killed and a Sierra Vista man remains in the hospital after a head-on crash in Sierra Vista on Tuesday.
According to Sierra Vista police officers, they responded to a collision on Highway 90 at Airport Road around 6:00 a.m. They discovered two vehicles with extensive front-end damage, which were blocking northbound travel. Witnesses told police that a Pontiac minivan driven by Lisa Martinez, 40, crossed the center line and struck another driver’s Buick sedan. A police report stated that Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the Buick, a 66-year-old man, was airlifted to a Tucson hospital.
Detectives have not determined if impairment was a factor in the incident, though the crash investigation is ongoing.
Our condolences go out to the family of Lisa Martinez at this time. Our sincerest thoughts are extended to the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious car accidents in Arizona are all too common, with almost 127,000 collisions taking place in 2018 alone. In fact, the rate of injurious wrecks has increased across the nation over the last 10 years.
And when it comes to these multi-vehicle crashes or fatal accidents, the stress that victims feel after a wreck is only compounded. Oftentimes, victims and their families must deal with insurance companies, long-term injuries, emotional distress, and financial difficulties. However, injured victims affected can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about protecting their legal rights and seeking justice after a multi-car crash.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident in Arizona, speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney at ELG Law as soon as possible to find out if you have the right to file a lawsuit on behalf of your deceased family member. Our auto accident attorneys have years of experience fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered from a crash caused by the negligent actions of other drivers. Contact our car accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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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