As experienced Avondale car accident lawyers, we are saddened to report that a fatal accident took place on October 31, 2011. AZCentral has reported that a fatal accident took place in Avondale on a section of Interstate 10 when a 27-year-old man driving a white jeep SUV struck the rear of another vehicle on the westbound of I-10 at Dysart Road. The jeep that was driven by the 45-year-old man from Surprise rolled over on its roof and then rested along the center of the freeway. The man was brought to St. Joseph’s hospital. The man that was driving the SUV was ejected from his vehicle after his vehicle was sent over the wash. The officers stated that it would take some time to know if alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.
Arizona Car Crash Statistics
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has reported that in 2009, there were a total of 106,767 crashes with806 people killed and 50,610 injured. There were 443 drivers or 54.96%; 216 or 26.8% were passengers; 122 or 15.14% were pedestrians.
Arizona Car Accident Law
Seatbelts can reduce mortality rates; however, in this case even if the driver had been wearing his seatbelt, it still may have proved to be a fatal collision. Wearing your seatbelt can be safe, but there are many car accidents where people are wearing their seatbelt and sustain fatal injuries.
Contact an Experienced Avondale Wrongful Death Attorney
The Avondale auto accident wrongful death attorneys Alexis and Mark Breyer can investigate the scene of the accident to see why the man went into the wash. It may be that the city was responsible for not having an adequate barricade. Both drivers may have a claim against the city depending on the conclusion of the investigation of the accident. For a free consultation with the Breyer Law Offices, P.C., call (623) 455-6603.