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Phoenix, AZ – Man Killed by Bus in Work Accident at 16th St & Washington Ave

Phoenix, AZ – Man Killed by Bus in Work Accident at 16th St & Washington Ave

Phoenix, AZ (March 4, 2020) – A man working at a Phoenix business was killed after a vehicle he was working on fell and crushed him on Wednesday morning.

Per reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the wreck happened around 9:30 a.m. at a business near 16th Street and Washington Avenue. Witnesses told police that the man was working on a charter bus when it fell on him. Phoenix Fire personnel responded to the accident and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

At this time, the cause of death will be determined by the Phoenix Medical Examiner’s office, and police say the investigation is ongoing.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.

Fatal Work Accidents in Arizona 

Phoenix, AZ - Man Killed by Bus in Work Accident at 16th St & Washington AveWorksite accidents causing injury last year resulted in almost 40 deaths in Arizona. When it comes to rugged work sites and commercial labor jobs across the state, injuries can be common. Workers in these areas often operate heavy equipment and machinery or deal with corrosive chemicals, which can sometimes be defective or outdated, resulting in injury.

Workers can be exposed to dangerous situations without their full consent or knowledge, leaving them vulnerable to serious injury. And after a work accident, victims and families are often left with financial difficulties and emotional trauma. If you have suffered in a work accident as a result of an employer’s negligence, you should contact a personal injury attorney to review your options.

At ELG Law, our team of attorneys is dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve after these unfortunate incidents. Our experienced, highly-skilled attorneys have spent years fighting for both victims and their families. Contact our compassionate injury lawyers to set up your free consultation at (623) 877-3600.

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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.