Tucson, AZ – Man Struck & Seriously Injured at Houghton Rd & Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ (November 1, 2019) – A man is being treated for serious injuries after a pedestrian accident on Tucson’s east side early Friday morning.
Tucson police responded to the crash near Houghton and Valencia Roads around 4:45 a.m. According to Officer Frank Magos, a department spokesman, the driver involved remained at the scene. It appears that the driver struck the pedestrian as he was crossing Houghton Road in the early morning hours.
Tucson Paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after the accident occurred to transport the man to an area hospital, where he remains in serious condition. The victim’s name has not been released at this time.
It is unclear what caused the accident at this time, though authorities are still investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in Arizona
Per information released by the Governors Highway Safety Association, one pedestrian is killed every two hours in America as a result of collisions. Arizona is at the top of the list when it comes to deadly pedestrian accidents throughout the country, with a 35 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities in the past 10 years.
Oftentimes, pedestrians who are struck by vehicles are left with high medical costs, long-term physical issues, and emotional trauma. However, the victims and families affected by these accidents can seek legal aid from a skilled personal injury lawyer.
When it comes to advocating for victims and their families after a pedestrian accident, ELG Law’s team of auto accident lawyers has years of experience. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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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.