Serving Injured Clients & Their Families Throughout Arizona
Do you have a case?
602-910-6779
Call us today for a free consultation
Practice Areas Menu

Phoenix-area pedestrian death

A work truck apparently went out of control while heading down a local street on Oct. 31, going on a wild and tragic ride before coming to a stop after hitting a light pole. The driver suffered unknown injuries, and one woman was killed at the scene as she stood on a sidewalk. The incident is still under investigation.

It is unknown at this time if the cause of the accident was speed, driver impairment, a problem with the vehicle or some other cause. The small flatbed truck was proceeding down a street when it jumped a curb, striking and killing the woman. It swerved back onto the street and seemed to try to make the right turn. Instead, it crossed the median, corrected and came back across the median, where it crossed all lanes and crashed into a covered bus stop and a light pole next to the stop. No one other than the driver and the pedestrian appear to have been injured.

The aftermath of a fatal accident can be extremely difficult for the family of the victim. In addition to the tragedy of the death, the family may be coping with financial loss in the form of medical and funeral bills as well as lost income to the family if the victim was employed.

Loss of companionship and possibly added expenses to have household duties that may have been performed by the victim performed by someone else can also add to the financial adjustments the family will face. Help and assistance with these losses after a wrongful death may be obtained through working with an attorney who can represent the family's interests.

Source: azfamily.com, "Pedestrian killed by work truck in Tempe", Jennifer Thomas, October 31, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • Super Lawyers
  • State Bar Of Arizona
  • MCBA
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Life Member | Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum | The Top Trial Lawyers in America | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Martindale-Hubbell | Peer Review Rated | For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability | 2017
  • Listed In Best Lawyers | The World's Premier Guide
  • BBB | Accredited Business | A+
  • Ethical | Arizona
Email us for a response

how can we help you?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

Submitting your information to us through this web form does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Information submitted through this web form is not confidential, not subject to attorney-client privilege, and will not preclude this law firm from representing a different client in the same legal matter. We do not represent you until you meet with us and sign a fee agreement. Please do not send us any confidential information about your case until we meet. Re jurisdictional limits and information is info only, does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client or attorney-prospective client relationship.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Building
Office Location:

HARRIS POWERS & CUNNINGHAM
361 East Coronado Road, Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Toll Free: 888-691-0990
Phone: 602-910-6779
Fax: 602-252-2099
Phoenix Law Office Map