Phoenix, AZ – Fatality Reported in Rollover Crash on I-17 Near Sunset Point
Phoenix, AZ (February 6, 2020) – Two people were ejected from their vehicle in a rollover crash that resulted in a fatality on Interstate 17, north of Phoenix, on Thursday.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety said that a man was pronounced dead after the crash, which occurred near Sunset Point. A woman was airlifted to a hospital, although her current condition is unknown. The vehicle had been heading south on the freeway around 10:40 p.m. when it reached a left-hand curve. The vehicle went off to the right and rolled across the road before smashing into a rock wall in the median. Both the driver and the passenger were ejected from the vehicle on impact, though it’s not clear if the man or the woman was driving.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the deceased victim’s family. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Car Wrecks in Arizona
Hundreds of accidents, both minor and significant, occur each day on the roads of Arizona. And while most collisions are insignificant fender benders, other wrecks can lead to catastrophic effects on victims. In fact, recent statistics released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety show that 37,000 injury accidents took place statewide last year.
These collisions can mean tragedy for victims and their families, from high medical costs to even long-term injuries or job loss. Victims often feel intense emotional distress, especially when they’re involved in wrecks that occur due to the negligent actions of other drivers. Thankfully, victims and their families can seek the relief and legal aid they need from a personal injury lawyer.
Local accident attorneys in Arizona can help both victims and their families seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury lawsuit.
When it comes to fighting for victims and their families, ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience, compassion, and skill. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 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.