Miami, AZ (September 28, 2022) – Authorities in Miami are investigating the details of a serious car crash that happened on US 60 on the morning of September 28. At approximately 11:05 a.m., calls were made to officials concerning the accident.
Emergency crews including police officers, paramedics, and fire crews were dispatched to the auto accident scene located on US 60 near Kent Street. Currently, the total number of vehicles involved has not been reported.
Paramedics treated injured parties on-site while police investigated the circumstances of the incident. The contributing factors of the accident are being determined by area police at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this accident in Miami.
Arizona Vehicle Accidents
When you get behind the wheel of a vehicle to drive, unfortunately, there is a constant risk of becoming involved in a collision. On average, about 6 million car crashes are reported in the United States yearly that injure around 3 million people. Alarmingly, the majority of these collisions are caused by driver negligence. Some different forms of driver negligence include:
- Driver distraction
- Drowsy driving
In the state of Arizona, an average of 125,000 car crashes occur per year. These wrecks injure over 55,000 people every year and take the lives of over 1,000 people annually. Currently, the leading cause of car crashes in Arizona is speeding. Throughout the United States, approximately 31% of fatalities related to car crashes are the result of speeding. This means that over 11,000 people lose their lives per year due to drivers who choose to travel at unsafe speeds.
The fatality rate related to auto collisions in the United States is approximately twice the average fatality rate in other developed countries. Approximately two million people sustain permanent injuries per year due to car wrecks in the US, and around 4.4 million are injured so badly that they have to spend time in the hospital recovering. The economic and societal impact of auto collisions in the United States sits at around 8 billion dollars per year. What is most alarming is that over 90% of these collisions are caused by driver negligence.
The top ten causes of car accidents in the United States are currently:
- Distracted driving: it is easy to feel like looking at your phone while you’re driving is harmless, however, this is not true. Over 1,000 people get hurt in distracted driving-related collisions every day in the US.
- Running red lights: Driving through a red light is extremely hazardous in that more often than not, it will cause a collision that ends in injuries.
- Speeding: it is easy to feel rushed when you are driving, especially if you are running late. However, driving at unsafe speeds yields severe consequences for everyone involved. Speeding has contributed to approximately 25% of car wrecks in the United States each year since 2009.
- Reckless driving: Reckless motorists are dangerous and unpredictable. Failing to use a turn signal, cutting someone off, tailgating, disobeying traffic signals, and more are all examples of reckless driving that can easily cause a collision.
If you have been injured by a negligent driver, you should call an attorney to learn more about your legal right toward financial compensation. A car crash lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim so you’re able to cover the costs related to your collision.
A car accident resulting in a visit to the emergency room can cost approximately $4,000. The cost of hospitalization for serious car accident injuries can reach more than $50,000. One of our skilled attorneys at the law office of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC can help you get money to help with the financial burden you may be facing during this difficult time.
Our team of trusted attorneys works diligently to assist injured accident victims recover full and fair financial compensation for their injuries and losses. You can reach our office at 602-903-2905. Contact our law firm today to get started on your own path to financial recovery.
Note: Our writers have used outside and secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include local and state police accident reports, news and social media outlets, as well as eyewitness accounts about accidents that take place in Arizona. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this incident. If you locate any information that is incorrect, please contact our firm right away so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post if requested.
Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be medical advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately. None of this information should be considered legal advice. Speak to legal counsel about the specifics surrounding your injury accident. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene. This is not a solicitation for business.