As skilled Glendale car accident lawyers, we help evaluate any accident to see about your legal rights and help injured victims and those who have lost a loved one due another’s negligence. According to AZCentral, a car that crashed into a wall at Luke Air Force Base leading to the death of a 12-year-old girl. Authorities are reporting that the victim’s 18-year-old brother was driving south on Litchfield Road when he lost control of the truck. It is still unclear as to how the driver lost control of the vehicle.
The accident occurred at 2:15 a.m. on Sunday morning. The Glendale Police responded to the 7400 block of North Litchfield Road. Upon investigation, reports showed that there were three people in the truck, the 12-year-old girl, the driver’s fiancée, and the 18-year-old driver. All three of them were transported to a local hospital. Sadly the 12-year-old girl died due to her injuries. The two teens were treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Arizona Car Accident Statistics 2009
According to Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), approximately 2.21 people die each day from Arizon car accidents. That translates into every 10.88 hours one person is killed. There were a total of 106,767 of crashes that happened in 2009. 709 of which were fatal, that is 0.66%; there were 33,380 for injury crashes, or 31.26%, and 72,678, or 68.07%, were property damage crashes.
Arizona Teen Driving Law
Arizona law shows that if a teen gets a graduate license, he or she must be at least 16 years of age and must have a class G permit for at least 6 months. In the first six months, a teen cannot drive in the hours of midnight to 5 in the morning unless the teen is with a parent or legal guardian. The teen is not allowed to have a passenger under the age of 18 on a public highway unless the passengers are the teen driver’s siblings or the teen is being accompanied by a parent or legal guardian that has a valid driver’s license.
Contact an Experienced Glendale Car Accident Lawyer
An experienced Glendale car accident lawyer can help victims and their families by investigating the scene and speaking to police officers. In addition, an experienced injury lawyer can investigate as to whether or not there were other circumstances that caused the accident. If you have suffered an Arizona car accident injury or have a family member who has lost their life because of the negligence of another individual, Breyer Law Offices, P.C. can answer all your questions. We also offer some free grief books. Call today for a free consultation at (623) 455-6603.