According to the New Registration Database (NRD) of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2009 there are 24,474 people killed due to car crashes annually.
ABC15 reports that there was an accident that happened last Wednesday night just before 10 in the evening. It involved two vehicles in which the collision happened in the intersection of 75th Avenue and Van Buren. It was stated that the reason behind the collision was failure to stop on a red light. The police reported that a man was traveling with his three young children in the vehicle, it was said that none of the children were wearing seat belts.
Due to the accident a 4-year-old child sustained fatal injuries, while the 6 year old and the 7 year old were able to escaped and sustained minor injuries. The 55 year old driver which was the father of the children was as well transported to the hospital, while the 26 year old driver of the second vehicle didn’t receive any serious injuries and is still under investigation whether or not impairment was a factor.
When traveling with children it is important to put them in proper car seats or booster seats and make sure they are always wearing a seat belt.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a car collision in Arizona, call experienced intersection accident lawyers in Phoenix for a free consultation at (602) 267-1280; we may be able to help you.