Glendale, AZ – Woman Hit & Injured by Drunk Driver in Pedestrian Crash at 76th Ave
Glendale, AZ (June 7, 2020) – A woman was struck and seriously injured by an alleged drunk driver on Sunday evening.
Per reports from the Glendale Police Department, the woman is in the hospital fighting for her life after getting hit just before 5:00 p.m. in the area of 76th Avenue and Glendale Avenue.
The driver who hit the pedestrian was traveling eastbound from 83rd Avenue and hit the pedestrian on the northside of the road. The pedestrian’s age and name have not been released.
Charges have not been filed yet but the accident investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families in hopes of a quick recovery.
Injurious Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Arizona had the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation in 2018 alone, according to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. In 2016, Arizona had a pedestrian death rate of 1.4 deaths per 100,000 people for the first six months of that year, going onto record nearly 200 pedestrian deaths for the year.
These serious incidents can result in tragic consequences for victims and their families. From long-term physical problems and medical bills for victims to emotional trauma or financial difficulties for grieving families, pedestrian accidents result in devastating, unforeseen circumstances. However, victims can contact a personal injury attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation and justice through a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled Phoenix wrongful death lawyers at ELG are ready to answer your call and have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our Arizona accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free, no-obligation 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.