Buckeye, AZ (December 1, 2019) – On Sunday afternoon, a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 10 near MC-85 and Rainbow Road resulted in several injuries.
The Arizona Department of Transportation tweeted that a collision near State Route 85 in Buckeye delayed traffic and resulted in at least one serious injury. The drivers were able to move their vehicles off the roadway shortly after the wreck occurred. Fire rescue units and police officers were dispatched to the scene to assist the crash victims. According to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, at least one person was transported to an area hospital via ambulance.
It appears that this victim sustained critical injuries, while the other victims were treated at the scene of the accident. The victims’ information, as well as their current conditions, is unknown.
Authorities closed the road while they worked to determine the cause of the crash and clear the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Hundreds of car collisions take place across the state each day. Car accidents are an unfortunate but common fact of life, particularly in Arizona. In fact, reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation show that accidents are on the rise, especially those involving multiple drivers and several injuries. And even though hundreds of minor crashes occur statewide on a day-to-day basis, the victims still suffer from physical and emotional trauma. When victims suffer in a crash that occurred due to the negligent actions of other parties, their trauma is only compounded.
Nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes last year alone. From long-term injuries and costly hospital bills to mental distress and financial difficulties, victims and families pay the price after auto accidents that happen through no fault of their own. But those affected can seek help from an accident lawyer to protect their legal rights.
At ELG Law, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.
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