Mesa, AZ (August 11, 2022) – Police stated that a 4-year-old female sustained critical injuries in a hit-and-run collision that happened near Pioneer Park in Mesa on August 7, Sunday. Authorities were called to the scene located on Main Street.
Reports indicate the wreck occurred on Main Street near Leseur at around 4:00 p.m. A toddler ran into the roadway and was hit by a silver sedan, sources said. Investigators say that the vehicle slowed at the scene before taking off.
The young girl was critically injured in the collision. She was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. The driver was identified as 48-year-old Veronica Laprada. She was arrested and sent to jail shortly after the incident.
She was charged with a class 3 felony of failing to stay at the scene of a physical injury accident. Authorities in Mesa continue to investigate the details of the wreck.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
No further information has been reported at this time.
Arizona Car Wrecks
In Arizona, more car wrecks happen than in most other states. On average, over 160,000 vehicle accidents occur in the Grand Canyon State that cause injuries to over 65,000 people. Over 340 car wrecks happen per day in Arizona.
If your life was negatively impacted by a serious car crash, it is important for you to figure out how the incident occurred. If you believe the wreck was caused by driver negligence, working alongside a car crash layer is in your best interest. An attorney can help you hold the negligent party responsible for your wreck accountable for their actions. They can also help you get the financial compensation you need to pay for the costs related to your accident.
Driver negligence is the cause of over 90% of car crashes in the United States. Currently, the leading cause of car wrecks in Arizona is speeding. Speeding, driver distraction, intoxication, and fatigue are four leading types of driver negligence in the United States that lead to millions of auto accidents per year.
More than 150 individuals are seriously injured in auto accidents per day in Arizona. Those who are seriously injured in car accidents in Arizona usually require emergency medical treatment and may be stuck in the hospital for a prolonged period of time. Due to this, and other negative consequences, being seriously injured in a car crash can be extremely difficult. You may also be dealing with emotional trauma and physical disabilities after your wreck.
At the Law Offices of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC, we work diligently to help those who have been injured in car wrecks. Our trusted team of attorneys is here to assist you with each aspect of your personal injury claim so you can get the compensation you need to make a full financial recovery.
Even if you think you are partially at fault for your auto collision, you may still be eligible to collect financial compensation for your injuries and losses. For example, if you are found to be 20% at fault for the collision, you will be able to collect 80% of the compensation available for your injuries and losses.
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