Tucson, AZ – Rebecca Labrecque Killed in Pedestrian Crash at S Sixth Ave
Tucson, AZ (April 29, 2020) – A woman who was struck by a car earlier this month has died, per reports from officials with the Tucson Police Department.
Rebecca M. Labrecque, 59, was hit by a vehicle on April 14 and taken to the hospital via ambulance in serious condition. On Monday, Tucson police officers were informed by medical authorities at an area hospital that Labrecque had succumbed to her injuries.
Reports state that the crash happened around 8:00 a.m. in the area of South Sixth Avenue and West Veterans Boulevard. The driver remained at the scene after the crash occurred and cooperated with authorities.
However, police say that the cause of the accident is still under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Rebecca M. Labrecque. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family. We hope for their full recovery.
Deadly 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 injury attorney or wrongful death lawyer.
When it comes to advocating for victims and their families after a pedestrian accident, ELG’s team of auto accident lawyers has years of experience fighting for justice. Contact our skilled, understanding accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 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.