Phoenix, AZ – Two Killed in Motorcycle Crash at 31st Ave & Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ (June 28, 2020) – A man and woman are dead after a motorcycle crash that occurred in Phoenix on Sunday afternoon.
Per reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the crash happened at 31st Avenue and Indian School Road around 2:00 p.m.
The motorcycle involved in the accident was being driven by a man, identified as 30-year-old Jessie Andrade, and the woman, 34-year-old Aracely Arvizu-Hernandez, was his passenger. Andrade was traveling westbound on Indian School Road and approaching the 31st Avenue intersection when the crash happened. As Andrade approached the intersection, his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck. Arvizu-Hernandez and Andrade were both rushed to the hospital via ambulance but later died from their injuries.
Police said the man who was driving the pickup truck was evaluated and impairment wasn’t suspected, though the accident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of Jessie Andrade and Aracely Arvizu-Hernandez.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
Per reports from local authorities, motorcycle accidents were responsible for nearly 14% of all traffic fatalities nationwide over the past several years. In fact, motorcycle wrecks are on the rise and have more than doubled in the last 25 years. Data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicate that one in seven fatalities on the road occurred on a motorcycle.
Tragic consequences may befall victims after a motorcycle accident. Crash victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death. But the victims and their families affected by these motorcycle wrecks can contact a Phoenix motorcycle crash lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable and compassionate Arizona motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after motorcycle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own or your loved one has died in a motorcycle wreck, contact our motorcycle crash lawyers in Arizona at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today.
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