Teenager Killed in Phoenix Pedestrian Accident near 103rd Avenue
PHOENIX, AZ (August 8, 2020) – Late Monday night, Erin Covarrubias died in a crash near 103rd Avenue in west Phoenix.
The Phoenix police revealed that their officers came after receiving a report of a vehicle that hit a pedestrian at 11:50 p.m. The incident took place near 103rd Avenue and Buckeye Road.
Upon their arrival, they located 17-year-old Erin Covarrubias. However, the firefighters declared her dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the officers determined that the unknown vehicle struck Covarrubias while walking on the road. Unfortunately, the driver failed to stop after the crash.
At this time, the authorities didn’t have any description for the suspect of the vehicle. Thus, they encourage anyone with information to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Erin Covarrubias. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners, but even freeways as well.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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