Andrew Friedlander Arrested for Illegal Racing Crash in West Phoenix, Charissa Coleman Dead
Phoenix, AZ (May 03, 2021) – On Sunday, 28-Year-Old Charissa Coleman died in a street-racing crash on 91st Avenue.
The fatal accident took place at around 9:30 p.m. at the Indian School Road intersection. Officers said two cars were involved in the crash, wherein one of them caught on fire.
A good samaritan pulled the unconscious Coleman from her fiery SUV, and began performing CPR.
When fire responders arrived, they put out the fire and rushed Coleman to a local trauma center with fatal injuries.
Moreover, officers learned that an Infinity Q50 car driven by a 34-year-old Andrew Friedlander was speeding west on Indian School Road.
Then, it struck Coleman’s Jeep Patriot, which was turning left from Indian School Road to 91st Avenue.
Medics pronounced her dead at the hospital, while the suspect driver was rushed there with minor injuries.
Friedlander remains in the hospital but has non-fatal injuries. The other vehicle involved in the illegal street race, a black Camaro, fled after the crash.
Meanwhile, an officer said both of the drivers involved in racing could be booked for manslaughter.
Phoenix police formed a task force cracking down on street racing. They have issued 213 citations, had 129 arrests, and towing 36 cars since January.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Charissa Coleman. May you have courage during this difficult time.
What Follows a Deadly Phoenix Crash
As the loved ones of Charissa Coleman grieve, it is difficult to accept such a loss that could have been prevented.
Thus, it is crucial that her family becomes aware that they may file a wrongful death suit. It is a lawsuit that gives the loved ones of a deceased family member some semblance of justice. It forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions, even if one is still at large.
Call Sweet Lawyers now and talk to our legal experts. A wrongful death lawyer will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement.
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