Buckeye, AZ (July 3, 2019) – An auto accident in Buckeye on Tuesday afternoon, July 2nd, resulted in two people injured.
Two elderly people were taken to the hospital after their car got stuck in a wash near 207th Lane and Tiger Mountain Drive, around 5:30 p.m.
Buckeye police say detectives were conducting an unrelated investigation when they noticed the car stuck in the wash.
With the help of Avondale, Glendale, Goodyear, and Buckeye Valley Fire, Buckeye firefighters used ATVs to get to the site of the auto accident and rescue the two individuals.
One of the patients was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition, but the condition of the other person is unknown at this time, according to officials.
Investigators are still investigating the crash. Our thoughts go out to the victims for a speedy recovery.
A recent report from the Arizona Department of Transportation notes an overall year-over-year increase in auto accidents involving fatalities and injuries across the state. Since 2016, there has been a steady increase in fatalities specifically from auto accidents. And now that the summer season is here, more traffic is on the roads, meaning more dangerous auto accidents for vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians.
These auto accidents can cause tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help. In some cases, attorneys can help victims and families get the fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims and their families get justice. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid today.
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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.