Man Seriously Injured after Pedestrian Crash on Scottsdale Road
TEMPE, AZ (May 21, 2020) – A pedestrian sustained serious injuries in a crash on Scottsdale Road just north of Loop 202.
According to the Tempe Police Department, a Ford Mustang exited Loop 202. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a median. There, the Ford also struck a pedestrian near Scottsdale Road.
The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to catch fire.
Emergency crews transported the pedestrian to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, two Ford occupants sustained minor burn injuries. It is unknown whether or not they needed hospitalization.
Tempe police believe that impairment played a role in the collision. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to pay attention to the road. Look out for pedestrians at all times and stay alert to your surroundings. Strictly follow the rules of the road and practice defensive driving, anytime and anywhere.
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