Fountain Hills, AZ – One Killed in Fatal Accident on McDowell Mountain Road
Fountain Hills, AZ (August 20, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon, police and other responders were called to the scene of a fatal accident on McDowell Mountain Road in Fountain Hills.
According to police, the crash took place around 4:16 p.m. A vehicle with three people had been traveling southbound on McDowell Mountain Road when the driver of the vehicle suddenly lost control and crashed in the desert.
One of the individuals inside the vehicle was taken to the hospital but passed away. Two others were taken with serious injuries and are expected to recover. Police have not confirmed who was driving at the time.
The road was closed for several hours after the crash. At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
Our sincere sympathies are genuinely extended to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Arizona
In 2017, it was determined that approximately 900 lives were taken in Arizona fatal accidents that have taken place at the hands of negligent parties. Many of these accidents involve multiple vehicles but, at times, they are deemed single-vehicle crashes. If you have lost someone you love and believe that the accident took place at the hands of a reckless driver, you have many rights under the law. Our wrongful death attorneys are here to assist you when you need them most.
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