Tucson, AZ – UPDATE: Troy Martini Struck & Killed by Car at Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ (October 14, 2019) – A pedestrian has died after being struck and seriously injured by a vehicle on Saturday night.
Troy Scott Daniel Martini, 44, was transported to Banner University Medical Center via ambulance with life-threatening injuries. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, he was pronounced dead, per a news release from the Tucson Police Department. Rescue units from the Tucson Police Department and the Tucson Fire Department were dispatched to West Valencia Road and South Missiondale Road, near 12th Avenue, for a serious injury collision around 6:45 p.m. on Saturday.
Martini was walking northbound and crossing Valencia Road when he was hit by a car. Police say that he was about 200 feet from the intersection and there was no crosswalk where he was walking.
The driver stopped immediately and cooperated with the investigation. No charges or citations have been issued at this time, though authorities are still investigating.
Our condolences go out to the family of Troy Scott Daniel Martini.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
Over the past several years, data released by the Governors Highway Safety Association shows that one pedestrian is killed every two hours across the country. In terms of fatal pedestrian accidents, Arizona is top of the list nationally. In fact, authorities reported a 35 percent rise in pedestrian fatalities in the last 10 years alone.
All too often, pedestrians hit by vehicles are left to cope with 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, aggressive 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 and the compassion you need in the aftermath of tragic accidents.
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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.