Phoenix, AZ – Critical Injury Reported in Pedestrian Accident at Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ (November 12, 2019) – A vehicle hit a motorized cart in Phoenix on Tuesday night, leaving a man hospitalized with serious injuries.
According to reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the crash happened near Ninth Street and Broadway Road around 7:00 p.m. Police say the man in the motorized cart was crossing mid-block when he was struck by a car traveling down Broadway. Phoenix EMTs arrived at the scene to transport the man to the hospital via ambulance in critical condition.
It’s unclear at this time if impairment or speed were factors in the collision, though Broadway Road was closed in both directions while officials worked the scene. The investigation remains ongoing, and no other information was made available.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Phoenix
The victims of pedestrian accidents often suffer tragic, unforeseen circumstances. Due to the nature of these accidents and the vulnerability of victims, they may experience long-term physical issues, high medical costs, and even job loss or death. Furthermore, the pedestrian fatality rate of Phoenix has been significantly higher than the national average over the past several years. In the last 10 years alone, fatal accidents involving pedestrians over Phoenix have risen by 125 percent.
But those affected by these serious incidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident and wrongful death attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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.