Tragic SUV Accident Kills Father and Son near Saguaro Lake
Two people were killed in a fatal Arizona auto accident which happened at the Butcher Jones recreation area near Saguaro Lake, late Friday night (ABC 15 09/10/2011). The victims, whom police found out to be father and son, were in an SUV that went off a cliff east of the Bush Highway at around 10 p.m.
A third victim was hurt in the incident. Their identities have not been released.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), light trucks such as an SUV are involved in nearly 40 percent of fatal crashes in 2009. About 17,902 light trucks ended up in fatal accidents, only second to passenger cars. On a local scale, 395 light trucks were involved in fatal crashes in Arizona.
As experienced SUV accident lawyers in Arizona, we know that avoiding the most common factors that lead to car accidents is the best way to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. Every day we hear reports of car accidents brought about by drunken driving, speeding, and aggressive driving. As responsible drivers, we should be wise enough to avoid these factors.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an Arizona vehicle accident caused by the actions of a speeding, impaired, or otherwise negligent driver, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the skilled Phoenix car crash attorneys today for a free consultation at (602) 457-6222. You can also visit our Husband and Wife Law Team Facebook page for helpful information, news and other topics of interest.