1 Hospitalized after Yuma Pedestrian Crash on 4th Avenue
YUMA, AZ (June 18, 2020) – Sunday night, a man suffered serious injuries in a pedestrian accident on 4th Avenue.
According to the Yuma Police Department, the crash occurred in the 2700 block of South 4th Avenue.
The police also revealed that a 24-year-old woman driving a 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera struck a 72-year-old man crossing 4th Avenue.
Then, responders took the man to Yuma Regional Medical Center. However, he was later airlifted to a Phoenix hospital.
At this time, the man is still in serious condition.
Furthermore, the police ruled out speed and alcohol as a factor in the crash.
Meanwhile, the Yuma Police Department urges anyone with any information about the crash to call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700. For anonymous tipsters, they can contact 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463.
Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Also, one small driving mistake can lead to disastrous results. Thus, it is important to drive defensively and to always abide by all driving laws.
Turning to an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
It is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident.
Also, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
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