Gilbert, AZ (January 2, 2020) – Officers from the Gilbert Police Department say that at least two people were hurt in a two-car crash in Gilbert on Thursday night.
According to local rescue units, firefighters were dispatched to the scene near the Val Vista Road off-ramp and Loop 202 westbound, also known as the Santan Freeway, around 8:30 p.m. Gilbert firefighters originally reported that several people were hurt. However, Gilbert police say only one person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries and another person was treated at the scene.
The cause of the collision is under investigation, and the victims’ information has not been released at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
The Arizona Department of Transportation’s recent accident report showed that there were more than 130,000 crashes across the state in 2018. Unfortunately, these wrecks resulted in numerous injuries and occasionally, deadly consequences for victims. In fact, at least 37,000 wrecks involved at least two victims with serious injuries requiring medical attention or hospitalization.
When drivers or their passengers are wounded in a crash, they often have to cope with both physical problems and emotional trauma. Wreck victims may be required to document their injuries, negotiate with insurance companies, and take time away from work, resulting in lost wages. Thankfully, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in a wreck caused by the negligence of another driver.
Our skilled team of injury accident lawyers at ELG Law specializes in fighting for victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free 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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