Tucson, AZ – Jesus H. Lamadrid Killed in ATV Crash at W Calle Aragon
Tucson, AZ (May 24, 2020) – An ATV driver has died after a collision at the 800 block of West Calle Aragon early Sunday morning.
At approximately 4:30 a.m., officers from Operations Division South and members of the Tucson Fire Department were called to West Calle Aragon for a report of a serious injury accident involving an all-terrain vehicle and a passenger car.
Upon arrival, Tucson Fire immediately rendered aid to the adult male driver of the ATV, identified as 23-year-old Jesus H. Lamadrid, and transported him to the hospital. Before arrival at the medical center, Lamadrid passed away in the ambulance.
Per interviews conducted and roadway evidence collected by Tucson Police Traffic Investigations Unit, Lamadrid was involved in a collision with a passenger vehicle and was thrown into the roadway. He then struck a wooden residential fence.
There were no witnesses to the actual collision; however, friends went looking for Lamadrid and found him in the roadway.
Further details have not been released at this time. This is an ongoing crash investigation, and officers have asked anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Jesus H. Lamadrid at this time.
Fatal ATV Accidents in Arizona
Between 300 and 400 ATV-related deaths occur on roadways across the country each year. Furthermore, annual ATV-related deaths on public roads have increased nearly threefold in the past 25 years. States with the highest ATV fatality rates record approximately 20 deaths annually, and Arizona is near the top of the list when it comes to deaths from ATV accidents.
These accidents, especially those that occur as a result of drivers’ negligent actions, can mean tragic circumstances for victims and their families. From medical bills and serious long-term injuries to job loss, devastating consequences may befall victims and their families. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our Arizona injury accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our accident lawyers in Phoenix at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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