Wickenburg, AZ (October 1, 2019) – Around 5:15 a.m. this morning, police responded to the scene of a fatal head-on collision on US-93 in Wickenburg.
According to police, the accident involved a UPS truck and a semi-truck. Police said the semi-truck was headed south when it crossed the center median for reasons that are not yet known.
The semi-truck collided into the UPS truck in the northbound lane, hitting it head-on. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Photographs of the accident showed both vehicles, completely totaled, off the side of the road.
The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victims at this time.
In 2012 alone, the Arizona Department of Transportation reported that approximately 97 fatal truck accidents took place out of thousands of truck accidents in that year. The results for victims are often devastating when they are up against these large vehicles in an accident. Even though these accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents, they cause devastating results for those involved. When a victim loses their life in a serious truck accident, it is crucial for family members to speak with a truck accident attorney in Arizona.
Our wrongful death attorneys at ELG Law have helped family members bear the costs and emotional damages that pile up after a truck accident. When a family files a claim against those at fault, they are able to claim damages for aspects like lost wages, funeral expenses, and other incurred damages. Our attorneys have the skill and knowledge to help you navigate the legal system at this time. Please contact our law firm today at (623) 562-3838.
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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.