Phoenix, AZ – Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident at 14th Ave & 12th St
Phoenix, AZ (February 6, 2021) – Officers with the Yuma Police Department are investigating a pedestrian accident near 14th Avenue and 12th Street.
Initial reports state that an agriculture bus hit a man riding on a bike. The driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with officers.
Authorities with the Yuma Fire Department (YFD) performed life-saving measures on the man but pronounced him dead at the scene. The events leading up to the accident are unclear, but officers with the Yuma Police Department are investigating. The area was closed while they cleared the scene and collected evidence.
The accident remains under investigation, and no further details have been released. No charges or citations have been filed at this time.
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.