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Update: Postal Worker Fatally Struck by Box Truck on McDowell Rd.

Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Nov 04, 2021 in Local

box truck traveling through streetsPHOENIX, AZ - A postal worker was killed when his vehicle was hit by a box truck in Phoenix on Tuesday, Fox 10 Phoenix reports.

Police say the box truck slammed into the rear of 59-year-old Michael Blanton’s USPS vehicle at about 6:18 p.m. while it was stopped near McDowell Road and 52nd Street.

Blanton’s vehicle caught fire following the collision. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The driver of the box truck, an unidentified 35-year-old man, was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

crash between usps vehicle and box truck on mcdowell road

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