Phoenix, AZ – Man in Wheelchair Struck & Injured on Bell Rd & 23rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ (April 10, 2020) – A man in a wheelchair was struck and seriously hurt by a car in north Phoenix late Tuesday night.
According to Sgt. Ann Justus with the Phoenix Police Department, the man was crossing near Bell Road just before midnight when he was hit by a car going westbound. Justus said the driver of the car remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators, and neither impairment nor speed appears to be responsible for the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our thoughts to the victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Nearly 1,000 fatal crashes occurred across the state last year, out of almost 130,000 car accidents total. Furthermore, 1,764 of all Arizona accidents involved pedestrians.
Fatal accidents, especially those that occur as a result of other drivers’ negligent actions, can leave victims’ families in shambles. However, families affected by these unfortunate pedestrian accidents can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help. Lawyers can help families seek the fair compensation and justice they deserve from a wrongful death lawsuit.
The accident attorneys at ELG Law are skilled and knowledgeable when it comes to advocating for victims and their families. Contact the wrongful death attorneys at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about getting the help your family needs in this tough time.
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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.