Gilbert, AZ – 4 Injured in Serious Car Crash at Pecos Rd & Recker RdArizona Legal News
Gilbert, AZ (February 7, 2020) – One teenager was badly hurt and three others suffered minor injuries in a serious crash in Gilbert on Friday afternoon.
According to officers from the Gilbert Police Department, the two-car crash happened just before 3:00 p.m., near Pecos Road and Recker Road, a short distance away from Higley High School.
Gilbert Police Department Public Information Officer Brenda Carrasco said that the two cars collided while traveling eastbound on Pecos. Carrasco said that there were three occupants in a black car and one occupant in a blue car.
News video from the scene showed the blue car with major damage wrapped around a power pole in the intersection. Another vehicle had skidded off to the side of the road.
At least one person, the driver of the blue car that hit the pole, suffered serious injuries and was rushed to the hospital via ambulance.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Injurious Accidents in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Transportation says that nearly 55,000 accidents, more than 35,000 accident injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities happened across the state in 2018. Arizona saw a three-year high in fatalities and injuries from wrecks in 2017, with the majority of these accidents involving more than one vehicle.
From costly medical expenses and critical long-term injuries to even job loss or death, victims and their families may suffer tragic consequences after a wreck. But those affected can contact a Phoenix car accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today and learn more about your options.
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