As Phoenix car accident attorneys, we were saddened to hear that a driver died as a result of speeding on November 6. Police officers believe he was drag racing when he hit two other cars, causing injuries to the others involved. We express our deepest condolences to the family of the victim and our thoughts and prayers go out to those who were injured.
Causes of This Phoenix Car Accident
According to a report by AZ Central, the driver of the speeding car may have been drag racing while driving northwest on North Grand Avenue at 2 p.m. on November 6. The driver of a Chevy van attempted a left turn in front of him and the van was knocked into a Mitsubishi. The driver of the speeding car was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries. To make matters more complicated, the driver of the van is believed to have been impaired; police are still investigating this speeding accident.
Phoenix Fatal Car Accident Statistics
In 2009, there were 22,713 car accidents on Phoenix. Of these car accidents, 123 were fatal.
How a Phoenix Car Accident Lawyer Can Help
As car accident lawyers, we can tell you that this is a complicated case, as there were possibly multiple victims as well as many different factors at play in the cause of the accident. It takes an experienced car accident lawyer, like those at Breyer Law Offices, P.C., to accurately and thoroughly investigate the case and hold those at fault responsible. The best lawyers obtain settlements for victims that help cover medical bills, lost wages, damages, and more.
The team at Breyer Law Offices, P.C. has obtained large settlements for their clients and can help answer your legal questions. In this case, it may be that there is a claim for punitive damages, which would add to the settlement of the injured victims. For a free consultation, call today at (602) 457-6222.