Posted on:Apr 09, 2022

Mesa, AZ – EMT Killed, Others Injured in Collision Between Ambulance and Semi on SR-87

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Mesa, AZ (April 08, 2022) – An EMT was killed during a collision with a tractor-trailer on State Route 87 in Mesa on Friday, April 8th.

The EMT, an ambulance driver with the Salt River Fire Department, died at the scene on SR-87 in the area of McDowell Road.

A paramedic from the ambulance was also hospitalized in critical condition and, according to sources, will require surgery. 

The tractor-trailer operator was also hospitalized with non-critical injuries.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety stated that the ambulance was driving with its emergency lights activated, heading to a call involving a woman having pregnancy complications. The ambulance was turning onto SR-87 when it was struck by the tractor-trailer.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Wrongful Deaths in Arizona

To secure compensation for the wrongful death of a relative, a wrongful death claim may be filed by a surviving parent, spouse, or child against the company, government entity, persons, or any party that behaved negligently, maliciously, recklessly, or in such a manner as to cause another person’s death.

Wrongful death claims are most often associated with deadly accidents, like bicycle accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, or accidents involving defective products. 

You may be entitled to economic recovery for your damages. Some damages, such as medical bills and lost income, are ubiquitous in wrongful death claims. Other damages, however, differ from claim to claim and are established according to the claimant’s relationship with the deceased. 

In order to understand what compensation you and your family may be entitled to, is important to have a reliable attorney on your side; one who is committed to advising and supporting you every step of the way.

Mesa Wrongful Death Lawyers

At Saavedra Law Firm, PLC., our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to their client’s recovery and economic stability. When you lose a family member in a preventable accident, we work hard to hold the offender responsible and get the justice you deserve. 

In order for your claim to be successful, it is essential that you hire a Mesa wrongful death attorney that is committed to assisting and advising you every step of the way. 

Our fatal car accident lawyers in Mesa are result-oriented. We make it our prerogative to be there when our clients need us, to answer any questions they have, steer them away from common mistakes, and navigate the legal barriers that often occur during the claims process.

If your loved one died in a car accident, contact our Arizona personal injury attorneys to schedule a free and confidential case review with a member of our legal team as soon as possible.

Note: Our writer used outside sources in the creation of this post. These sources include local news reports, local and state police incident reports, social media outlets, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents that take place in Arizona. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident. If you find any information that is not correct, contact Saavedra Law Firm, PLC as soon as possible so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek the help of a medical professional. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.  

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