Faith, Ledyard & Faith, PLC
COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: To protect your safety and the safety of our staff, in response to the threat of COVID-19, we are offering the option to connect with us via telephone, email and video-conferencing. Our staff are fully operational. Please call or email us to discuss your options.
A Full-Service Law Firm Serving the West Valley and Greater Phoenix for More Than 40 Years
PA Image
Real Estate Law
PA Image
Personal Injury
PA Image
Civil Litigation
Construction Law
PA Image
PA Image
Employment Law
PA Image
Estate Planning
PA Image
Debt Collection
PA Image
Government Law
PA Image
Criminal Defense
PA Image
Business And
Commercial Law
PA Image
En Español

2 children in crosswalk struck as cars crash

| Sep 9, 2019 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

A two-car crash is dangerous enough on it’s own, but a recent accident in Tempe was worsened by two children being hit while they were walking in a crosswalk.

It appears that one car had stopped at the intersection. The children and other members of their family were properly crossing in front of the car. However, that car was then hit from behind by another vehicle that did not stop in time. The impact was violent enough to slam the first car into those in crosswalk.

Most of the family was spared injury because they were behind the two children who got hit, ages 3 and 10. The 3-year-old was riding in a stroller being pushed by their older sibling.

According to reports, an 88-year-old woman wound up in the hospital with serious injuries, although it is not clear which car she was in. The younger child was also seriously injured. The 10-year-old girl suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. One more person was involved in the accident but refused medical treatment at the scene.

One can only wonder if the injuries would not have been more extensive if that first car had not been stopped at the intersection already, essentially blocking the two children from the second car.

An accident like this is a parent’s worst nightmare. You must be your injured child’s advocate to ensure that they obtain the proper medical treatment that allows them to recover as fully as possible after the accident. If your children get injured, make sure you are well aware of the legal options you have.

Lead Counsel Rated LC
Certified specialist | State bar of Arizona | Real Estate | Law Specialist
Distinguished AV | Peer Review Rated | LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell | For Ethical Standards & Legal Ability
Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent peer rated for highest level of professional Excellence 2020
Expertise Best Real Estate Layers in Phoenix 2020


FindLaw Network

Stay Connected With Us