Tucson, AZ – Pedestrian Injured in Crash on S 6th Ave near W 44th St
Tucson, AZ (October 14, 2020) – An accident reported on Monday afternoon left one person seriously injured in the Tucson area. Just before 1 p.m., on October 13, police officers with the Tucson Police Department responded to the scene of a collision on South 6th Avenue.
According to reports provided by Tucson Police Department Officer Ray Smith, a pedestrian was walking on the south side of South 6th Avenue near the intersection with West 44th Street when they were struck by a vehicle.
The crash prompted the response of police and firefighters who immediately shut down the intersection and redirected traffic on the north side.
The unidentified pedestrian sustained very serious injuries in the accident. Paramedics rushed to the site of the crash and began to render aid to the victim immediately before rushing them to an area hospital for treatment. Crews spent an extended time at the scene to conduct preliminary investigations. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona
In 2018, statistics show that 1,764 pedestrians were involved in motor vehicle crashes throughout the state of Arizona. The number of pedestrian accidents continues to increase each year, leaving numerous victims with life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment. These accidents often result in critical and life-threatening injuries, especially when SUVs and other large vehicles are involved. Victims harmed in pedestrian accidents often require emergency surgery, hospitalization, and therapy. Many injured pedestrians require hospitalization and suffer from broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and other traumatic injuries that have a debilitating impact on their lives.
Due to the fact that pedestrians are exposed during collisions, they are more likely to sustain injuries that require long-term treatment. Regardless of the number of treatment options available, there is no promise that victims are going to fully recover from their injuries. Many victims never truly recover from their injuries. Instead, they are left permanently disabled from their injuries and forced to endure lifelong pain and suffering. When people are injured in accidents caused by reckless drivers, they should reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in Arizona to protect their legal rights.
Working with a knowledgeable legal team in the Tucson area will ensure you are able to maximize your recovery and get the medical treatment you need moving forward. The Arizona personal injury attorneys at Rockafellow Law Firm have extensive experience advocating on behalf of accident victims to ensure they are able to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our team is dedicated to helping victims protect their legal rights and collect the maximum amount of compensation available for medical treatment, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and other burdens and challenges they face moving forward. If you were injured in an accident, and you believe it was a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions, contact our law firm in Tucson at (520) 334-1354 to schedule a free no-obligation evaluation to explore legal options available to you.
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