Phoenix, AZ – Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash at 43rd Ave & McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ (March 3, 2020) – A man has died after a Phoenix hit-and-run crash that occurred early Tuesday morning.
Per reports from officers with the Phoenix Police Department, the collision occurred near 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road around 6:30 a.m. The pedestrian, whose name police have not released, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver who struck the victim fled the area before police arrived. Investigators are still working on a vehicle description.
The crash remains under investigation.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Fatal Hit-and-Run Accidents in Arizona
Several of the nearly 30,000 collisions that took place last year in Arizona were hit-and-run accidents. These incidents are often caused by distracted or impaired drivers, who leave the scene to avoid legal consequences.
Those who sustain injuries in these collisions through no fault of their own may be left with high costs from medical bills and vehicle damage. Oftentimes, victims may succumb to the injuries they sustained in a hit-and-run accident, leaving their families to pick up the pieces. However, those affected can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix to safeguard their legal rights after a hit-and-run accident.
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) 877-3600 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.