Cave Creek, AZ (August 15, 2019) – On Tuesday morning, police were called to the scene of a car accident that took place in the northbound lanes of the Carefree Highway.
The accident, according to police, was deemed a wrong-way crash when one vehicle drove on the wrong side of the highway.
The crash took place around 5:20 a.m. on Tuesday, according to authorities. A passenger vehicle allegedly struck a semi-truck on the driver’s side.
A woman in her twenties had been driving the passenger vehicle and was taken to the hospital with the most serious injuries, as she was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver of the semi-truck was not injured. Police believe that one of the parties was impaired at the time.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our sincere thoughts are warmly extended to the parties recovering after this accident.
According to statistics, accidents have been on the rise since 2015. In 2018 alone, approximately 35,000 people were injured in Arizona car accidents that took place at the hands of other parties. Wrong-way collisions are some of the most serious accidents due to the fact that they involve forceful results that can send two vehicles spiraling across the road. Our car accident attorneys understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident and want you to know that you have rights at this time.
At ELG Law, our accident attorneys understand how quickly the medical expenses and lost wages from missed work might pile up against you, which is why we want to stand by your side as you face the legal system. These accidents can lead to devastating consequences and put you in a challenging position. Please reach out to us at (623) 562-3838 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.