Phoenix, AZ – James Twigg Killed in 4-Car Crash at 7th St & Thunderbird Rd
Phoenix, AZ (January 18, 2020) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department say a 69-year-old man is dead after a four-vehicle crash near 7th Street and Thunderbird Road on Saturday morning.
Officers say that James Twigg was driving westbound on a private street and failed to yield to traffic on 7th Street. Twigg’s truck collided with a southbound car driven by a 64-year-old man. Both vehicles were then struck by a pickup truck and another passenger vehicle.
Authorities say Twigg was transported to the hospital by Phoenix EMTs and was later pronounced dead. His wife, a passenger in the car, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
Our condolences go out to the family of James Twigg. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Phoenix
Throughout the state of Arizona, 55,000 total crashes occurred statewide in 2018 alone. More than half of those accidents involved multiple vehicles and at least two injured victims or even fatalities. Furthermore, data from the Arizona Department of Transportation show that serious injury incidents are on the rise in Arizona, particularly those caused by impaired, distracted or otherwise negligent drivers.
Long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and job loss or even death are just a few of the serious consequences that befall victims and their families after car accidents. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims can seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit, especially when an accident occurs through no fault of their own.
Our auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Our lawyers are highly skilled and knowledgeable when it comes to seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about safeguarding your legal rights.
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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.