A Highway Worker Was Killed In a Motor Accident Near Casa Blanca Road

An Arizona Department of Transportation worker has died after he was struck and killed along Interstate 10 on Wednesday, March 4th.

ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that at approximately 10:15 A.M. Frank Dorizio, age 55, was with a roadside crew doing road repairs along the Interstate. Dorizio was setting up signs along with the highway warning drivers of the upcoming road work in Bapchule when a motorist near Casa Blanca Road struck him.

Dorizio died at the scene.

Dorizio had been with the Arizona Department of Transportation since the Fall of 2015 in both the highway operations department and as a member of the New Incident Response Unit.

In a statement, Director of the ADOT, John Halikowski, said that Dorizio’s is the first death of one of their workers since 1998. Members of the community were stunned, but Halikowski noted how members of the agency were united in camaraderie under a single mission.

“Lives are on the line when dedicated highway workers like Frank Dorizio are making things better for all of us in work zones.”

Halikowski went on to say that everyone in the agency, whether they worked directly with Dorizo or not, mourns his loss. Halikowski reminded the agency that Dorizio and the rest of the employees at the agency are all like family, “committed to the agency’s mission and the people of Arizona.”

The accident is still currently being investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS)

No further information has been released at this time.


Related Frequently Asked Questions

  • 29 Oct 2019
    How Long After My Car Accident Can I Wait To File My Claim In Phoenix, AZ?
    After a Phoenix, AZ car accident, most accident victims have at least two years to file a claim to recover damages. However, the statute of limitations may be affected by the details of your case. You may be curious about how long after your car accident to wait to file a claim in Phoenix, AZ. We recommend
  • 22 Mar 2019
    Should I See a Doctor if I Don’t Feel Injured After a Car Accident?
    You should always see a doctor after a car accident, even if you do not feel like you were injured. Think about the sheer force involved in a three-ton mass of metal colliding with another object of roughly the same size. Factor into the equation the acceleration with which either or both of those objects

Related Blog Posts

Get Your Free Case Evaluation

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury, or worse... we are here to help.
Please don't hesitate to reach out.

Zanes Law Logo
Click to call
x

Get Your Free Case Evaluation

By submitting this form I agree to the Terms of Use