Flagstaff, AZ (August 18, 2019) – An injury accident blocked the left lanes of Interstate 40, close to I-17, on Sunday afternoon, August 18th.
According to local authorities, at least two vehicles collided in the left lanes of I-40 westbound, also known as Route 66, at milepost 190 near Bellemont around 4:45 p.m. Police and fire rescue units were also at the scene of the crash to assist the injured victims. Officials were working to determine the cause of the collision but have not released the drivers’ information or the extent of their injuries.
All lanes reopened by 6:00 p.m.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Recently, the Arizona Department of Transportation published new crash data that showed nearly 35,000 accident injuries across the state in 2018. And according to last year’s numbers, more than half of the 55,000 total crashes that occurred included multiple injuries.
When serious car accidents occur, victims and their families may deal with costly medical expenses, critical long-term injuries, and even job loss or death. But those affected by these unfortunate incidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek justice from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car 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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