27-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed in Deadly Accident near Indian School Road

PHOENIX, AZ (February 1, 2022) – Saturday morning, 27-year-old Anthony Vasquez was fatally struck in a pedestrian accident on 49th Street.

The incident occurred around 10:25 a.m., near the intersection of 49th Street and Indian School Road.

According to reports, a westbound vehicle struck Vasquez as he was jaywalking outside of a marked crosswalk.

Medics arrived shortly after and transported the severely injured man to a local hospital for further treatment. Due to the extent of his condition, Vasquez later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

Meanwhile, the driver of the involved vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Following preliminary investigation, officers say neither speeding nor DUI were factors in the collision.

At this time, an active investigation is still currently underway. Once available, further details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Anthony Vasquez. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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. With over 20 years of experience in the field, they have helped victims and their families 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. To request a police report, click here.

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