Phoenix, AZ – Man Killed in Head-on Collision on US 60 & AZ-74
Phoenix, AZ (December 6, 2019) – A Scottsdale man was killed after a head-on collision northwest of Phoenix on Wednesday morning, December 4th.
According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the crash closed the highway in both directions. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said that a Mercedes sedan was traveling westbound on State Route 74 when it was struck head-on by a semi-truck carrying gravel. DPS officials said that the 65-year-old victim, traveling in the Mercedes, was declared dead at the scene.
Authorities said State Route 74 was closed in both directions between 211th Avenue and U.S. 60 for an extended period while they investigated. No charges or citations have been issued at this time, and the victims’ information has not been released.
Our condolences go out to the victim’s family. Our thoughts go out to any injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Car Accidents in Arizona
Per data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 30,000 car accidents involving injuries occur in Arizona each year. Oftentimes, distracted or impaired drivers are responsible for these serious incidents, leaving victims and their families to pick up the pieces after an accident that occurred through no fault of their own.
Injured victims may be left with high costs from medical bills and vehicle damage. And in some cases, victims may succumb to the injuries they sustained in an injury accident. However, victims and their families can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix to safeguard their legal rights.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims get the justice they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys can help you get fair compensation to cover the costs associated with injuries incurred from collisions. Contact our attorneys in Phoenix at (623) 562-3838 to schedule a free consultation 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.