Tucson, AZ – Pedestrian Hospitalized After Crash at Benson Hwy Near Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ (March 7, 2020) – Police are investigating a crash that sent a pedestrian to the hospital with life-threatening injuries on Saturday.
According to Tucson Police Department spokesman Sgt. Pete Dugan, officers blocked the westbound lanes of Benson Highway between Ajo Way and Fair Street. The crash itself happened in the 1500 block of East Benson Highway around 5:45 p.m. Dugan said the pedestrian was hit by a driver leaving a mobile home park in the area. The pedestrian, who is an adult man of unknown age, was rushed to the hospital via ambulance.
The victim’s identifying information, as well as his current condition, have not been released, but the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are extended to the injured victim and his family in hopes of a fast recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Pedestrian accidents have reached triple digits in metro Phoenix, as well as other high-population areas across the state, per information from local authorities. From Tucson to Scottsdale and beyond, these unfortunate incidents are on the rise. And oftentimes, these serious crashes are the result of distracted or impaired driving.
After these pedestrian incidents, victims are left with high medical costs, long-term physical problems, and emotional trauma. That’s why it’s essential for victims and their families to speak with an Arizona personal injury attorney in their time of need.
Our attorneys at ELG Law have extensive experience and are fully committed to helping victims seek the justice they deserve. If you have been injured in a collision through no fault of your own, contact our accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 for more information. Our skilled, compassionate lawyers are ready to help you and your family safeguard your legal rights following an accident.
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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.