Pedestrian Killed in DUI Hit-and-Run on 17 Freeway Off-Ramp at Bethany Home Road [PHOENIX, AZ]

Pedestrian Killed in DUI Hit-and-Run on 17 Freeway Off-Ramp at Bethany Home Road [PHOENIX, AZ]

Pedestrian Killed in DUI Hit-and-Run on 17 Freeway Off-Ramp at Bethany Home Road [PHOENIX, AZ]

4 Teens Detained After Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash in Phoenix

PHOENIX, AZ (June 17, 2020) – A woman suffered life-threatening injuries following a hit-and-run on 17 Freeway off-ramp at Bethany Road Monday morning.
The incident happened at about 2:00 a.m. as per the Arizona Department of Public Safety officials.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a teen driver was driving a car, with three passengers on board, on 17 Freeway. While exiting the freeway, the vehicle struck a wall on the Bethany Home Road off-ramp. It subsequently hit the pavement and then struck the pedestrian.
The woman was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Meanwhile, troopers detained all four teenagers occupying the car. They said they will file cases against the driver including DUI, aggravated assault, and leaving the scene of a serious collision.
The investigation of the crash is ongoing.
Alcohol impairs thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination which are all essential in operating a vehicle safely. So, when you drink and drive, you put your and everyone’s safety on the road at risk. Be responsible and never drive while under the influence. That way, you will be ready to respond to the conditions of the road and the drivers around you to prevent accidents.

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