Marana, AZ – Pedestrian in Serious Condition After Wreck at Aerie Dr
Marana, AZ (October 23, 2019) – One person has been transported to a local area hospital in serious condition after a pedestrian accident on Tuesday.
According to officials from the Marana Police Department and Northwest Fire District, the crash happened on Aerie Drive, just south of Ina Road. Aerie Drive was closed while Marana police investigated the cause of the wreck.
A woman was struck by a vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries as she attempted to cross Marana Street. Marana police determined that the woman was walking from east to west across Aerie Drive when a northbound vehicle struck her around 10:30 a.m. Sgt. Jeff Pridgett, a department spokesman, said that the driver remained at the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Statistics indicate that more than 1,500 pedestrian-involved crashes occur each year in Arizona, resulting in more than 100 deaths. Due to the nature of pedestrian accidents, victims are far more vulnerable to serious injury or even death. And hit-and-run incidents are increasingly common when it comes to fatal pedestrian accidents.
From long-term injuries and medical costs to job loss or even death, these accidents can have unfortunate consequences for both victims and their families. But those affected by pedestrian accidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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.