Sierra Vista, AZ – Fatal Bicycle Accident at Hwy 92 and East Kachina Trail
Sierra Vista, AZ (October 10, 2019) – On Monday evening around 6 p.m., police responded to the scene of a fatal bicycle accident at the intersection of Highway 92 and East Kachina Trail in Sierra Vista.
When paramedics arrived at the scene of the accident, witnesses were assisting the cyclist, who was badly injured after being struck by the motor vehicle.
The bicyclist, whose name has not yet been released, was transported to the hospital and passed away due to their injuries.
Police have not yet released any other details regarding the accident. The investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Arizona
Bicycle accidents are on the rise, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation, who has stated that 40 percent of fatal bicycle accidents were caused by drivers rear-ending bicyclists. In Arizona, bicycle accidents continue to take place at the hands of negligent parties. Cyclists are particularly vulnerable to serious accidents, suffered a wide variety of damages that they may have never expected. When a loved one has lost their life, surviving family members should always speak with a wrongful death attorney about their options.
At ELG Law, our attorneys have helped many victims pick up the pieces of their accident claims on their path toward compensation for a wide variety of losses. Victims easily sustain high medical costs, lasting physical problems, and emotional trauma due to these accidents. If a loved one has been taken prematurely due to the negligence of another party, you should act quickly to protect your rights. Please contact our Arizona personal injury attorneys at (623) 562-3838 for more information on how we can assist you.
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