Surprise, AZ (August 4, 2022) – A fatal traffic accident occurred in Surprise on Wednesday, August 4. Reports indicate the wreck occurred on the northbound Loop 303 near Bell Road just before Grand Avenue.
Reports concerning the incident state that a wrong-way driver in her 70s struck another vehicle occupied by an adult female and two young children. The elderly woman lost her life in the accident and the woman and two children all suffered serious injuries.
A two-year-old was transported to an area hospital in critical condition before being airlifted to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. An infant was also transported to the same hospital in serious yet stable condition.
Police in Surprise continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. The roadway was closed while responders worked in the area.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Arizona Car Wrecks
Car wrecks happen constantly. Each day, over 17,000 auto crashes happen in the United States. Thousands of people sustain injuries daily in these collisions. According to statistical information regarding the car accidents that happen in the United States, around 7,500 people are hurt in these accidents daily. It can be extremely difficult to be seriously injured in a crash. Not only can it be emotionally and physically draining, but it may also be financially difficult. The cost of hospitalization for a severe auto accident injury averages about $65,000.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that more than 35,000 people lose their lives in car crashes yearly in the United States. Most of these collisions happen because of driver negligence. Despite the large number of people who think it’s ok to multitask and drive, it is still very dangerous.
Driving while fatigued, distracted, or intoxicated is extremely risky and can lead to severe injuries or even death for people involved in accidents.
Intoxication, drowsy driving, and distraction are all different forms of driver negligence that cause millions of people to become injured each year. Distracted driving takes the lives of more than 3,000 individuals every year.
When you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident caused by driver negligence, you deserve to be able to fully recover without worrying about your finances. The cost of vehicle repairs, medical care, wage loss, and more should not be stressing you out. You should be eligible to collect full and fair financial compensation to cover some/all of the costs related to your wreck.
Drivers who act negligently will face steep fines and jail time depending on the nature of the accident they caused. Working with a skilled personal injury attorney can help you get the maximum compensation available for your injuries.
A lawyer from the law office of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC, can help you recover compensation for your injuries and damages. Trying to file a claim without a lawyer can prove to be difficult and unsuccessful. You deserve all the help you can get during this difficult time, which is why the lawyers at Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC, are here to help you recover.
You can call our law office at 602-903-2905. Contact our law firm to get started on your 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.