Phoenix, AZ – Man Hit & Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident at 19th Ave & Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ (February 12, 2021) – A pedestrian was hit by a car while crossing the street near 19th Avenue and Bell Road on Thursday evening and later died from his injuries.
Per reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the 44-year-old man was crossing the street around 9:30 p.m. when an SUV hit him. Phoenix Police Sgt. Andy Williams said that the man, who has not been identified, was transported to the hospital via ambulance. He later died from his injuries.
Williams said investigators do not believe the driver was impaired, but the investigation is ongoing at this time. No further details have been released, and the events leading up to the crash are unknown.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Climbing to triple digits in several high-population areas across the state, including the greater Phoenix, area pedestrian accidents are on the rise, per information from local authorities. From Tempe to Mesa or Scottsdale and beyond, these unfortunate incidents are on the rise. Oftentimes, these serious crashes are the result of distracted or impaired driving.
After these pedestrian incidents, victims are left with high medical costs, long-term physical problems, and emotional trauma. And when victims succumb to their injuries after these devastating incidents, their grieving families are left to pick up the pieces. That’s why it’s essential for victims and their families to speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney in their time of need.
Our Arizona attorneys at ELG have extensive experience and are fully committed to helping victims seek the justice they deserve. In fact, when we represent a client and an adverse insurance company asks us to allow for a recorded statement from our client, 99% of the time the answer is a definitive no. Our recommendation is to tell them you will seek out counsel first, then call us at ELG.
We will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of each client. Plus, because every consultation is free, there is no obligation to retain us. So at worst, you get free advice in your time of need. At ELGPhx.com, we do not cut corners, and we won’t use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you. That means you get personalized care in your time of need.
If you have been injured in an accident that occurred through no fault of your own or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another driver, contact our accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 for more information. We guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters, so you can feel confident and rest assured that we will answer all your questions. Our skilled, compassionate lawyers are ready to help you and your family safeguard your legal rights following an accident.
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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.