Tucson, AZ – UPDATE: Jose Guille Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash at W McGee Ranch Rd
Tucson, AZ (March 5, 2020) – Officials have released the name of the man who died last Friday after being hit by a truck approximately 30 miles southwest of Tucson.
Around 5:30 p.m., deputies responded to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian on West McGee Ranch Road near South Mission Road, officials from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department said. Jose Guillen, 26, a Mexican citizen, was found dead at the scene of the accident, the department said.
Deputies say a person driving a white Dodge Ram truck with multiple occupants hit the man then fled the scene. The investigation is still active and no arrests have been made in connection with the accident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Jose Guillen.
Fatal Hit-and-Run Crashes in Arizona
Per 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.
Plus, 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 accident attorneys at ELG Law 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 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.