Glendale, AZ – Crash at 59th Ave & Union Hills Dr Injures Motorcyclist
Glendale, AZ (September 7, 2019) – A motorcycle accident on Friday night has left one man in critical condition.
According to the Glendale Police Department, the crash occurred near 59th Avenue and Union Hills Drive around 8:30 p.m. First responders were at the scene to assist the man, who was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Authorities are still working to determine the cause of the accident and have not released information about the other drivers involved in the accident.
Officials advised motorists to steer clear of the area while the crash was being cleared and investigated. It is unclear if speed or impairment were factors in the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
A recent report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association showed that nearly 200 motorcycle fatalities occurred statewide in 2017. This marks a decrease compared to motorcycle wrecks from the previous year, though crash fatalities and injuries hit an eight-year high in 2016.
Motorcyclists involved in serious wrecks may be subject to more serious injuries due to the nature of riding. Victims left with critical injuries often experience tragic, unforeseen circumstances, including exorbitant medical costs and long-term physical problems. Those injured may even spend months out of work or lose their jobs entirely.
However, the victims and their families affected by these serious crashes can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help. A skilled attorney can aid those affected seek the justice they deserve from a personal injury lawsuit.
When it comes to fighting for victims and their families, our skilled motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience and knowledge. Contact our personal injury attorneys at (623) 562-3838 today to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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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.