Tucson, AZ – UPDATE: Victor Ruiz ID’d as Victim of Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Kleindale RdArizona Legal News
Tucson, AZ (December 6, 2019) – Police released the name of a motorcyclist involved in a fatal accident in north side Tucson on Wednesday, December 4th.
According to officers from the Tucson Police Department, 20-year-old Victor A. Navarro Ruiz was identified as the person who was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of North Flowing Wells Road and West Kleindale Road. Tucson police spokesman Officer Frank Magos said that officers responded to a call around 11:45 a.m. at the intersection. Tucson Fire Medics were already on scene when the police arrived, and Ruiz was transported to a local hospital. However, he passed away from his injuries after he arrived.
Officer Magos said that Ruiz was driving a Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Flowing Wells Road when he collided with a minivan that was heading east toward West Kleindale Road. The driver of the minivan was exiting a trailer court on the west side of Flowing Wells Road and into the intersection with Kleindale Road when the accident occurred.
Detectives are still investigating the crash, and no arrests or citations have been issued.
Our condolences go out to Victor A. Navarro Ruiz’s family.
Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
Based on the latest data published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle wrecks across the state have nearly tripled in the last 25 years. Additionally, injuries or even fatalities as a result of that tragic accidents are on the rise as a result.
Whether it’s long-term physical issues and costly medical bills or lost wages from time spent recovering, motorcycle crash victims suffer from tragic, unforeseen circumstances. But the victims and their families affected by these serious wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and their fair compensation to cover damages.
Our motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families to secure the most comprehensive settlements possible after a crash. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own, contact our lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and protect your legal rights.
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