Chandler, AZ (July 22, 2019) – One person died and two others were injured after a multi-vehicle accident in Chandley on Sunday afternoon, July 21st.
Emergency crews responded to the scene near Rural Road and Ray Road around 1:30 p.m. According to police, two people were taken to the hospital, one in critical condition and one with minor injuries. The third person involved in the wreck was checked on the scene but refused further treatment, per Chandler firefighters.
The patient transported in critical condition, a woman in her 60s, later died from her injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time, and the victims’ identities have not been released.
A recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) shows that serious car accidents, those involving injuries or fatalities, are on the rise. ADOT data showed that nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths occurred as a result of crashes in 2018. According to the report, there’s been an increase in deaths from the prior year, following a year-over-year trend since 2016.
Victims and their families can suffer tragic consequences, including long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and even job loss after these serious wrecks. But victims and their families can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, lawyers can help victims get justice and their fair compensation from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and are ready to help you today. Contact our skilled car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid.
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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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