Phoenix, AZ – Tow Truck Driver Seriously Injured in Crash on Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, AZ (March 8, 2020) – A tow truck driver was seriously injured after police say an impaired driver ran him over.
According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the wreck happened on Cave Creek Road near Mountain View Road as the tow truck driver was unloading cars for a dealership in between the solid yellow lines in the middle of the street.
The victim is dealing with a long list of injuries, including broken ribs, broken vertebrae, a fractured arm, and a broken jaw.
Officers charged the driver, Jeffrey David Green, with aggravated DUI. According to police documents, Green admitted to police that he took Percocet and muscle relaxers before getting behind the wheel and was also driving on a suspended license.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
There are hundreds of pedestrian accidents in Arizona every year. In fact, recent data indicate that 800,000 hit-and-run and pedestrian collisions happened throughout the country every year, many due to unlicensed, intoxicated, or otherwise reckless drivers. Pedestrian accidents are on the rise overall, particularly across the state of Arizona.
Oftentimes, pedestrian accidents mean catastrophic consequences for victims and their families. When a victim suffers from long-term physical problems, financial difficulties, and even job loss or worse, they should speak with a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Arizona. A skilled attorney can help victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a wreck that occurred through no fault of their own.
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