Tucson, AZ – Victim Struck & Seriously Injured in Crash at Valencia Rd & Midvale ParkArizona Legal News
Tucson, AZ (February 26, 2020) – Officers with the Tucson Police Department are investigating a serious pedestrian collision that occurred at Valencia Road near Midvale Park.
According to authorities, an adult pedestrian was struck by a vehicle late Wednesday night and transported to the hospital via ambulance with life-threatening injuries. It’s unclear if there are any charges or citations pending or if the driver involved stayed at the scene. The victim’s identifying details, as well as their current condition, are also unknown.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Pedestrian Crashes in Arizona
Year after year, Arizona has one of the highest rates of pedestrian deaths across the country. In fact, Arizona topped the list of deadliest states for pedestrians last year, according to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. Recent data show that Arizona had a pedestrian death rate of 1.4 deaths per 100,000 people for the first six months, recording nearly 200 pedestrian deaths total by the end of the year.
Oftentimes, injurious pedestrian accidents result in tragic consequences for victims and their families. However, victims can contact a personal injury attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation and justice through a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled wrongful death lawyers at ELG Law are ready to answer your call and have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-obligation 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.