Flagstaff, AZ (June 28, 2019) – An auto accident early Thursday morning, June 27th, closed I-40 westbound at milepost 272.
The semi-rollover auto accident occurred around 7:20 a.m. near Flagstaff. Crews were on the scene and working to remove the crash, but it took several hours. The road re-opened around 9:00 a.m. but traffic backups persisted in the area throughout the morning and early afternoon.
The drivers’ identities and their conditions have not been released at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the victims for a speedy recovery.
According to a recent Arizona Department of Transportation report, there has been a steady increase in fatalities from auto accidents year over year. And now that summer is here, more traffic is on the roads, meaning more dangerous auto accidents for vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians.
These dangerous auto accidents involving fatalities and injuries 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 fair compensation.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC 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 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.