1 Dead in Chandler Pedestrian Crash on Alma School Road
CHANDLER, AZ (June 19, 2020) – Early Thursday morning, a female pedestrian died in an accident on Alma School Road in Chandler.
The incident occurred just before 7:30 a.m. west of Alma School Road and Ray Road.
Meanwhile, the Chandler police revealed that a vehicle struck the pedestrian. Afterward, responders transported her to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.
On the other hand, Sgt. Jason McClimans of the Chandler Police Department revealed that the driver stopped and remained at the scene.
At this time, it’s unclear whether the pedestrian used a marked crosswalk or not.
Due to the crash, the Chandler police closed the Ray Road during the investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family and friends of the victim of the pedestrian accident on Alma School Road.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Arizona
In 2017, 5,977 pedestrians died in traffic crashes in the United States.
On average, a pedestrian dies every 88 minutes in traffic crashes. That is more than 16 people a day, almost 115 people a week.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“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.
If you have lost a family member in a pedestrian accident, reach out to our team of seasoned and highly qualified wrongful death lawyers. During this time, there are many questions and legal decisions that need to be made. Furthermore, our litigators at the Sweet Lawyers understand your situation. We can help provide you with unmatched legal representation. Moreover, our goal is to help the families of victims acquire justice and the maximum settlement. For more details, call our hotline today at (800) 674 7852.