Teenage Driver Detained After DUI Crash on I-17 in Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ (June 17, 2020) – On Monday, a female pedestrian suffered injuries form a hit-and-run accident on the I-17 off-ramp.
The incident occurred when a teen drove a car with three teen passengers at around 2 a.m.
The car then hit a wall on the Bethany Home Road off-ramp and struck a female pedestrian, according to spokesman Bart Graves.
The medics rushed the woman from the accident on I-17 to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Meanwhile, the driver attempted to flee the scene, but his car then struck a concrete barrier.
Troopers detained all four teens involved in the accident. The driver will be charged with DUI, aggravated assault, and fleeing the scene of a serious collision.
As always, it is very crucial to remain sober while driving on the road. Avoid distractions, and stay mindful of others you share the road with. Above all, do not drink and drive.
Accident on I-17 One of Many
As more people quarantine and limit their time outside to small walks around the neighborhood, walking outside has increased in commonality.
Meanwhile, pedestrian accidents to become more widespread.
Thousands of people across Arizona suffer injuries in road accidents every year. Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
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