Gilbert, AZ (August 14, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident restricted the Power Road off-ramp from Loop 202 westbound on Wednesday afternoon, August 14th.
Per information from officials at the scene, the crash occurred when at least three vehicles collided on the Power Road off-ramp from L-202 westbound, also known as the Santan Freeway, around 6:11 p.m. First responders were assisting injured victims and clearing the wreck but are still working to determine the cause of the crash. The drivers’ information and the extent of their injuries were not released at this time.
All lanes reopened just before 7:00 p.m., though traffic remained slow in the area.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
The Arizona Department of Transportation released its 2018 report, which showed that nearly 35,000 injuries resulted from car crashes across the state in the last year alone. And of the nearly 55,000 total accidents that occurred, more than half of those involved at least two vehicles and more than one injured victim.
Serious injuries, job loss, and exorbitant medical costs are just some of the tragic, unforeseen consequences that may plague victims and their families after a wreck. However, those affected by these accidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating 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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