- posted: Jun. 28, 2020
- Auto Accidents
Tucson, AZ (June 28, 2020) – An auto accident Wednesday morning involving a scooter rider claimed one victim’s life in Tucson. At approximately 10:30 a.m., on June 24, the Tucson Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on East Prince Road.
Reports from police show that 62-year-old Martin Derrig was traveling east on Prince Road when he was struck by a 2009 Hyundai Sonata as he approached First Avenue. Derrig suffered critical injuries in the accident. He was rushed to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Martin Derrig at this time.
Fatal Scooter Accidents in Arizona
Although the use of scooters is increasing throughout the state of Arizona, the number of people injured or killed in accidents involving them is increasing as well. Electric scooters, which can go up to 20 miles per hour, have an injury rate of 14.3 out of every 100,000 trips. The chances of being fatally injured are also increasing as more scooters enter roads throughout the state. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Arizona as soon as possible.
At Rockafellow Law Firm, we handle every case with compassion and the tenacity necessary to protect the legal rights of grieving families. Our scooter accident attorneys in Arizona work diligently to protect the legal rights of families so they can maximize their recoveries and hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Arizona at (520) 334-1354 to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available for you.
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