Tempe, AZ – Pedestrian Struck & Injured on L-101 at Broadway Rd
Tempe, AZ (October 19, 2019) – Authorities are investigating a pedestrian accident that occurred on a major Valley freeway Saturday night.
Per reports from officers with the Tempe Police Department, the incident occurred around 6:25 p.m. on southbound Loop 101, also known as the Price Freeway, at Broadway Road. Authorities closed L-101 for more than an hour while they worked to clear the scene and investigated the cause of the accident.
Phoenix EMTs arrived at the scene shortly after the incident occurred to transport the injured pedestrian to an area hospital. Their current condition is unknown, however, and officers did not state if the driver involved stayed at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
After a study conducted for accidents nationwide, Arizona remains second on the list of deadliest states for pedestrians. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives or are injured in these collisions, leaving families to pick up the pieces. And when pedestrians do survive these accidents, they face a bleak reality of medical bills, lost wages, emotional suffering, and long-term injuries.
When a victim suffers as a result of a pedestrian accident, it’s crucial that they speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our pedestrian accident attorneys have extensive experience assisting many victims as they work toward the compensation they deserve for their losses. Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at ELG Law understand the difficulties that victims and their families face following a pedestrian accident. Contact our law firm today at (623) 562-3838 to safeguard your legal rights with the help of our compassionate attorneys.
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