Woman Killed in Violent Phoenix Car Accident
Generally, sitting stopped at a traffic light would not invoke thoughts of impending danger or risk in the minds of drivers. Tragically, danger found a local young mother last weekend when her vehicle was hit by another driver. She was in the vehicle with her young sun, and she was killed instantly in the collision. Thanks to the protective child seat, the boy managed to survive a deadly and horrific Phoenix car accident. Investigators are still attempting to piece together all of the evidence that led to this fatality.
According to reports, the latest fatal Phoenix car accident occurred on State Route 51 at the Highland exit over the weekend before last. The 27-year-old mother was sitting in her SUV at a stop light when suddenly, the 43-year-old driver of a Mercedes came speeding down the off-ramp and clipped the SUV. The SUV was sent careening into the intersection and into oncoming traffic. The SUV flipped as a result of this collision and was crushed. The woman was killed at the scene, but rescuers were able to save the life of her three-year-old child. Police are still attempting to determine what caused the driver of the Mercedes to come down the ramp at such a high speed.
Arizona Car Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we'd like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman who was killed. A young mother losing her life is always a tragedy, and we hope that the family is able to somehow rally and overcome their grief and sorrow. In addition, this latest Phoenix car accident will only add to the overall statistics regarding Arizona car accidents. Every year, more than 65,000 people are injured and more than 1,000 people are killed in these occurrences.
Phoenix Wrongful Death Lawyers
If it's determined with finality that the driver of the Mercedes was negligent, the family of the woman who was killed could decide to file an Arizona wrongful death lawsuit. If such a claim was filed and was successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensate the family for medical, funeral and burial costs as well as lost income and the loss of companionship.
If you have lost someone you love to a negligent driver, seek the help of Phoenix wrongful death lawyers who have been successfully fighting for the rights of grieving families for many years. Contact Phillips Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.