El Mirage, AZ – Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash at 122nd Dr & Moreno Blvd
El Mirage, AZ (October 27, 2020) – Officers are looking for a driver who hit a mother walking with her children in El Mirage last Thursday night.
Per reports from police, as well as the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. near 122nd Drive and Moreno Boulevard, which is northeast of El Mirage Road and Cactus Road. Police say that the woman and her children were on the sidewalk when the driver hit her and fled the scene.
Local EMTs arrived at the scene shortly after the incident occurred, but the woman’s condition was not immediately available.
According to information released by the El Mirage Police Department, the hit-and-run vehicle is thought to be a late ‘90s or early ’00s model Toyota Camry, Avalon, or a similar make and model. The paint is faded gray, and the windows were not tinted. The car might have visible damage to the front passenger side.
Police say the alleged hit-and-run driver was described as a light-skinned man in his 20s with shaggy blonde to light brown hair. Police added that he was wearing a white shirt at the time of the wreck.
Officers have asked anyone with information about the driver or the suspect vehicle to please call the El Mirage Police Department at 623-500-3000.
The El Mirage Police Department’s investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Arizona
Data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation recently show that nearly 130,000 crashes occurred throughout the state last year. Of those wrecks, several hundred were fatal hit-and-run wrecks. In fact, several Arizona interstates claim the highest rates of these deadly accidents, and other major thoroughfares in the greater Phoenix area are also subject to an increased number of hit-and-run accidents.
More than any other type of collision, these hit-and-run accidents cause emotional distress, long-term physical problems, issues with insurance companies, and even lost wages or fatal consequences for victims. When victims succumb to their injuries, grieving families are left to pick up the pieces during the worst time of their lives.
However, victims and their families can seek help from an Arizona personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a crash.
At ELG, when we represent a client and an adverse insurance company asks us to allow for a recorded statement from our client, 99% of the time the answer is a definitive no! Our recommendation is to tell them you will seek out counsel first, then call us at ELG Accident Attorneys.
We will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of your case. Every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. So at worst, you get free advice. Plus, we don’t cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you. We guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters, so you and your family can feel confident and rest assured that we will answer all your questions.
ELG’s Phoenix car accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation. Our compassionate attorneys are ready to help you get the justice and fair compensation you deserve after you’ve suffered due to the negligence of another driver.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.