Camp Verde, AZ (December 29, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash late Sunday afternoon caused backups and minor injuries on Interstate 17, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
The crash occurred on south I-17 near Camp Verde around 4:00 p.m., near milepost 283. Authorities say that the wreck temporarily blocked the left southbound lane of I-17 but was later cleared around 6:30 p.m. One person was treated for a minor injury and taken to a local area hospital.
The victim’s information and their current condition have not been released, but officers say that the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Last year in Arizona, more than half of the total car wrecks that occurred last year involved more than one injured victim. According to a recent crash data report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 55,000 car accidents total occurred across the state in 2018, with more than 30,000 injuries.
Tragic effects may befall victims and their families, especially when accidents occur as a result of other drivers’ negligent actions. From exorbitant medical costs and critical long-term injuries to job hassles, devastating, unforeseen circumstances can plague victims and their families after an injury crash. But those affected can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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.
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