1 Killed in Phoenix Auto Accident on 71st Avenue and Catalina Drive
PHOENIX, AZ (May 16, 2021) – Saturday morning, driver Xavier Cantu died in a hit-and-run crash on 71st Avenue and Catalina Drive.
According to Sgt. Andy Williams of the Phoenix Police Department, the incident involved a Ford Explorer and a Cadillac sedan. Moreover, it happened at around 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of 71st Avenue and Catalina Drive.
Furthermore, responders transported the driver of the Cadillac, 33-year-old Xavier Cantu to a hospital. However, he later succumbed to his injuries. Meanwhile, a female passenger of the Cadillac sustained no injuries.
Also, officers confirmed that the driver of the Ford fled the scene after the crash.
Moreover, authorities said that it is still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.
The crash is under investigation.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of Xavier Cantu.
Dealing with The Loss after a Phoenix Accident
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, 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 times. 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 client 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 with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.