1 Critical after Phoenix Pedestrian Crash near 35th Avenue
PHOENIX, AZ (September 9, 2020) – Tuesday night, a man suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident near 35th Avenue in Phoenix.
The incident occurred at about 7:00 p.m. near 35th Avenue and Deer Valley Road. According to police reports, the car was heading east on Deer Valley Road when it hit the male pedestrian.
As a result, responders transported the victim to the hospital. Meanwhile, the vehicle driver stayed at the crash scene and has been cooperative with investigators.
Furthermore, the authorities do not believe that speed and impairment played a role in the collision.
The officers advised motorists to expect traffic to be restricted in the area for multiple hours.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. In addition, you may reach us 24/7.