Phoenix, AZ (October 17, 2022) – A fatal motorcycle crash took one life in Phoenix on Friday night, October 14. Officials stated that the incident occurred on SR 51.
According to reports, the incident occurred on State Route 51 near Interstate 10. The driver of a motorcycle lost control of their bike and their female passenger was thrown from the vehicle.
Police confirmed that the woman lost her life at the scene. They have yet to determine the identity of the woman.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 to State Route 51 northbound were closed in order for officials to investigate. Police are working to determine whether intoxication played a role in the accident.
Nothing further has been reported at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Nothing further has been reported.
Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
Traffic accidents happen at an alarming rate in Arizona. More than 150,000 auto wrecks are reported per year in the Grand Canyon State. These wrecks cause thousands of injuries and fatalities annually. A percentage of these collisions involve motorcycles. Motorcyclists are at a greater risk for serious and fatal injuries due to being totally unprotected and vulnerable while traveling.
If you have recently lost a loved one in a motorcycle collision, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for the damages you face. Statistics regarding motorcycle accidents in the United States show that approximately half of the motorcycle accidents that occur here are the fault of the other driver, not the motorcyclist.
This means that it is about 50% likely that your family member caused their own accident. A wrongful death lawyer can help you figure out who or what caused your loved one’s crash and how you can collect compensation to help pay for the aftermath.
Losing a loved one in a traffic accident is devastating. You may feel like your entire world has stopped. We, the Law Offices of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC, are here to help you recover in more ways than one. We can help you get the financial compensation you need to pay for vehicle repair, lost wages, funeral care, and more.
Call our law office at 602-903-2905 to talk to a wrongful death lawyer in Phoenix. Contact our law firm to get started on your path to financial recovery. If you have lost a loved one in an accident you deserve to be able to grieve peacefully and focus on your family without worrying about money. Call our law office to get started on your wrongful death claim.
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.
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