Tucson Injury Crash on Grant Road
TUCSON, AZ (September 24, 2020) – Tuesday night, injuries were reported in a pedestrian accident on Grant Road near Rita Avenue.
The authorities after receiving a report of a serious injury crash involving a pedestrian.
Meanwhile, the police said that they shut down eastbound and westbound traffic on Grant Road from Country Club to Rita Avenue. Due to lack of details, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear.
Furthermore, they advised motorists in the area to use alternate routes. The surrounding area on Grant Road near Rita Avenue was closed off for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary investigation. However, the roadway has since reopened to traffic.
The Tucson police handle the investigation of the pedestrian accident on Grant Road near Rita Avenue.
Facts about Pedestrians and Accidents
Pedestrians have the right of way at any crosswalk or intersection. Therefore, it’s a driver’s responsibility to yield and be prepared to stop.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances, street corners, and intersections.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. Nevertheless, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you sustained injuries in a crash, reach out to the experienced accident attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We understand what you are going through. Thus, our team is here to ensure your legal rights are protected. With over 40 years in the legal field, we have the experience and the resources to win your auto accident case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation at a location nearest you.