12-Year-Old Boy Struck in Pedestrian Accident on 19th Avenue

PHOENIX, AZ (February 27, 2023) – Friday night, a pedestrian collision on Wood Drive claimed the life of Aiden Begay.

The incident happened on February 17th, just before 7:00 p.m., near Wood Drive and 19th Avenue, just south of Thunderbird Road.

According to reports, Begay was crossing the street mid-block when a vehicle struck him. The impact of the collision left the victim with serious injuries.

First responders to the accident located Begay on the street with severe injuries. Medics transported him to a local hospital for treatment. However, despite life-saving efforts, officials pronounced 12-year-old Aiden Begay dead, due to the extent of his condition.

Following the collision, the driver of the involved vehicle remained at the scene and he showed no signs of impairment.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Aiden Begay. May the memories of your loved one give you strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident leaves a lasting impact on those left behind. Reach out to Sweet James today. Let their experienced attorneys and professional legal team help you during this trying time. They have 20 years of experience in the field, and they have helped families and individuals win their personal injury and wrongful death cases. They will fight by your side to achieve justice and maximum compensation. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free strategy session. Their legal team is also available via email, online chat, and text message. If you are a family member of the victim involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report.

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