Scottsdale, AZ – Two Women Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Crash at 73rd St
Scottsdale, AZ (June 4, 2020) – Two women were seriously injured after an SUV driver crashed into a restaurant in Old Town Scottsdale and then fled the scene on Thursday, police said.
Per officers with the Scottsdale Police Department, the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at DJ’s Scottsdale Bar & Grill at 73rd Street and Stetson Drive. According to police, 52-year-old Allami Hussain hit the two women while they were on the sidewalk before plowing into the building. He was driving a Chevy Suburban and fled on foot after the crash.
Sgt. Ben Hoster with the Scottsdale Police Department said that officers were able to locate Hussain behind the businesses in Old Town.
The victims’ identifying information, as well as their current conditions, have not been released, but the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their families in hopes of a fast recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Pedestrian accidents have reached triple digits in metro Phoenix, as well as other high-population areas across the state, per information from local authorities. From Phoenix to 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. 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 pedestrian accident attorneys at ELG have extensive experience and are fully committed to helping victims seek the justice they deserve. If you have been injured in a collision through no fault of your own, contact our Phoenix accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 for more information. 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.