As Arizona personal injury attorneys, we were shocked to hear that the impact of a recent car accident was powerful enough to bring down a traffic light at the intersection of Speedway and Silverbell, according to KVOA News 4. Two cars were involved in the accident, smashing the front ends of both of them. We wish everyone involved a quick recovery from their injuries.
What Caused this Tucson Car Accident?
It appears that wet road conditions could have played a role in this Tucson car accident. It also appears that one of the cars was attempting to turn left and may have failed to yield to oncoming cars. The at-fault driver could have been distracted or impaired. The two cars involved in the car accident hit nearly head on. Police are still investigating this car accident.
Tucson Car Accident Statistics
There were 9,720 Tucson car accidents in 2010. These car accidents resulted in 54 deaths and 5,315 injuries, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
Arizona Car Accident Law
According to Arizona law, specifically ARS 28-772, a driver turning left must yield the right-of-way to the vehicles that are approaching in the opposite direction.
How a Tucson Personal Injury Attorney Can Help
When Tucson car accidents like this happen, it takes an experienced Tucson personal injury attorney to investigate the cause and determine who was at fault. The Husband and Wife Law Team interviews witnesses, studies police reports, and examines the scene where the car accident occurred to determine exactly who was at fault. We then work to hold the at-fault driver responsible for the medical expenses and damages that the other driver caused in the accident. For a free consultation call us today so that we can answer all your questions.