52-Year-Old Man Killed in Traffic Accident on 40th Street

PHOENIX, AZ (September 20, 2022) – Late Friday night, police responded to a hit-and-run collision that claimed the life of Edward Garza.

The incident happened on September 16th just before 11:45 p.m. near 40th Street and McDowell Road.

According to police, officers arrived and found the 52-year-old Garza injured on the highway.

Furthermore, Garza was pronounced dead at the scene and the vehicle that struck him fled after the impact.

Authorities temporarily shutdown both directions of the roadway to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Moreover, no other information was provided and the suspect is still on the hunt. An investigation is currently being administered.

Witnesses are encouraged to contact the Phoenix police and Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Sweet James sends out their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Edward Garza.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, They understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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