31-Year-Old Pedestrian Dies after Being Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

PHOENIX, AZ (March 1, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, a hit-and-run pedestrian crash near Elwood Street claimed the life of Juan Bazan.

The incident happened on February 25th, at around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of 7th Street and Elwood Street, just south of Salt River.

According to reports, Bazan was walking in the area when he was struck by a white-colored passenger car. After injuring the pedestrian, the driver of the involved vehicle fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Investigator reported that the suspected vehicle drove off southbound along 7th Street toward Broadway Road. Police are still trying to find the involved driver.

Meanwhile, emergency crews arrived to the site of the collision and found Bazan unconscious on the highway. There, medics pronounced 31-year-old Juan Bazan dead at the scene.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James team sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Juan Bazan. May the memories of your loved one give you strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

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 the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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