Tucson, AZ – Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash Near W Irvington Rd
Tucson, AZ (May 24, 2020) – Officers from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a deadly hit-and-run accident that left one man dead early Friday morning.
According to information from the PCSD, the man’s body was discovered shortly after 1:00 a.m. in Drexel Heights, near West Irvington Road and Cardinal Avenue. Police are still investigating and have not released the details surrounding the investigation and crash.
Anyone with further information is asked to call 88-CRIME.
The investigation is ongoing, and the identifying information of the victim has not been released.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Arizona
According to recent data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, hit-and-run crashes are on the rise across the state of Arizona. Authorities say that several of the nearly 30,000 collisions that occurred in Arizona last year were hit-and-run accidents. These collisions, oftentimes caused by distracted or impaired drivers, mean tragic consequences for victims and their families.
Victims may succumb to the injuries they sustained in a hit-and-run accident, leaving their families to pick up the pieces. However, those affected can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix to safeguard their legal rights after a hit-and-run accident.
The Arizona auto accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience in helping victims get the justice they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys can help you get fair compensation to cover the costs associated with injuries incurred from collisions. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Phoenix at (623) 877-3600 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about safeguarding your legal rights.
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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.