Mesa, AZ – 2 Injured After Hit-and-Run Crash on US 60 at Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ (September 28, 2019) – A two-car crash on Friday evening sent two people to the hospital and resulted in one arrest.
According to the Department of Public Safety, officials arrived on the scene around 8:30 p.m. The crash occurred when one driver exited US 60, also referred to as the Superstition Freeway, at Stapley Drive and ran a red light at the intersection. Authorities say that the driver was going over 100 mph when they ran through the light without stopping and slammed into a minivan.
Two people in the minivan were transported to the hospital via ambulance, where they remain in serious but stable condition. The driver of the other vehicle was attempting to leave the scene of the crash but was apprehended and arrested.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Crashes in Arizona
According to a study released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Arizona is the 10th worst state for speeding deaths nationwide. An analysis of fatal crashes across the country showed that Arizona had four speeding-related deaths per 100,000 residents over a five-year period, from 2013 to 2017.
These serious accidents can mean tragic consequences for victims, such as long-term injuries, costly hospital bills, mental distress, and financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from an accident lawyer to safeguard their legal rights.
At ELG Law, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents through no fault of their own. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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