Tucson, AZ – Pedestrian Struck & Seriously Injured at Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ (October 12, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle on Valencia Road Saturday night.
Officials from the Tucson Police Department closed the eastbound lanes of Valencia Road between 12th and Sixth Avenues for a few hours while they investigated the crash. The incident occurred around 6:45 p.m. Officer Frank Magos, a Tucson Police Department spokesman, said that the pedestrian who was hit is an adult male. The man was transported to an area hospital via ambulance by Tucson paramedics with serious injuries.
The driver remained on the scene after the crash and cooperated with authorities. Police say that the cause of the accident is still under investigation and the man remains in serious but stable condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
A recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association stated that one pedestrian is killed every two hours in the United States as a result of car accidents. Nationwide, Arizona tops the list when it comes to deadly pedestrian accidents, with officials recording a 35 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities over the past 10 years.
All too often, pedestrians hit by vehicles are left to cope with exorbitant medical costs, long-term physical issues, and emotional distress. However, the victims and families affected by these accidents can safeguard their legal rights with the help of 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 knowledgeable, compassionate accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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