Phoenix, AZ (December 8, 2022) – A child is dead after being hit by a car in Phoenix on the morning of Thursday, December 8. Police arrived at the scene near 27th Avenue and Pierson Street to find a man and child who had been hit by a car while they were on the way to school.
The child was transported to the hospital where he later died. The identities of the victims have not been reported at this time.
Authorities in Phoenix continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision. Delays in traffic ensued in the area while emergency crews worked at the scene.
Arizona Pedestrian Accidents
Approximately 130,000 car crashes are reported in Arizona per year. These accidents happen in various ways, involving vehicles, motorcycles, and pedestrians. When a pedestrian is involved in a traffic accident, they usually sustain severe injuries that land them in the hospital or even take their lives.
Unfortunately, many pedestrians who are involved in auto wrecks must endure invasive and extensive medical care while they spend prolonged periods of time in the hospital. Being seriously hurt in any type of accident is extremely difficult. If you were hurt in a pedestrian accident, rather than attempting to recover on your own, contacting a pedestrian crash lawyer in Phoenix may be in your best interest. You may qualify for financial compensation for a large number of damages related to your crash.
If you are the surviving family member of someone who lost their life in a pedestrian accident, our hearts are with you. We know that nothing hurts worse than losing a loved one, especially if you are under the impression that their death was preventable. Driver negligence takes the lives of tens of thousands of people every single year in the United States and is responsible for over 90% of the car crashes reported annually. Considering these facts justifies that your loved one’s accident was most likely the result of some form of negligence.
Working with a wrongful death lawyer in Phoenix may be financially beneficial to you during this difficult time. A wrongful death lawyer can help hold negligent parties accountable, as well as provide you with financial compensation that can help cover the costs related to your loved one’s accident.
Our attorneys at the Law Offices of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC have many years of experience assisting the bereaved families of deceased crash victims to get justice and compensation. Our lawyers can help you by thoroughly investigating your case, aggressively negotiating with the insurance companies for you, and getting you full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses. Some of the things our lawyers can assist you with include: Some of the things our attorneys can help you with are:
Investigating your crash
Taking witness statements
Negotiate with the insurance company
Represent you in court
Gathering pertinent evidence from witnesses and other important people
Working with investigators and other people who can unearth vital details concerning your collision
At the Law Office of Samuel P. Moeller, we are fully dedicated to helping our clients recover. We will help you get the money you are legally entitled to that can help you pay for medical care, property damage, and more.
You can reach our law office at 602-903-2905. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means our services are free unless you receive compensation. Contact our law firm whenever you can to learn more about your legal rights.
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