1 Dead in Mesa Auto Accident on Highway 87 near McDowell Road
MESA, AZ (May 3, 2023) – Last April 8, Harly Sellers died in a DUI crash on Highway 87 near McDowell Road.
The incident involving two vehicles happened at about 8:00 p.m. on State Route 87, near McDowell Road and Gilbert Road.
According to reports, 26-year-old Hilario Ortiz Cruz drove a Ford F-150 south unlicensed and impaired under the influence of both alcohol and drugs.
Then, he lost control of the truck, drove across lanes, and struck 29-year-old Sellers driving a Honda Accord.
Moreover, responders took both drivers to a hospital where Sellers later succumbed to injuries.
Meanwhile, Ortiz Cruz received treatment for his injuries and was later arrested. He’s currently facing various charges including manslaughter, DUI, and extreme DUI.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
We want to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim of the DUI Crash on Highway 87 near McDowell Road.
Dealing with The Loss after Crash in Mesa
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing during a devastating loss. However, the victim’s family must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step toward closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Nothing can bring back those dearly departed. Thus, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered by us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.