Glendale, AZ (August 9, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Friday evening, August 9th, blocked the HOV lane on Loop 101 at 43rd Avenue.
Officials on the scene say that the crash occurred around 9:43 p.m. when at least two vehicles collided in the HOV lane of L-101 westbound, also known as the Agua Fria Freeway, before 43rd Avenue. Police and fire rescue units also responded to the crash and were assisting injured victims and investigating the cause of the collision.
All lanes were cleared by 10:50 p.m., but the drivers’ information and the extent of their injuries have not been released.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 35,000 injuries as a result of auto accidents occurred across the state in 2018, part of a year-over-year rise in injuries since 2015. And of the nearly 55,000 total accidents last year, more than half of those involved more than one vehicle and more than one injured victim.
Multi-vehicle wrecks can cause serious, tragic consequences for victims and their families, whether it’s serious long-term injuries and costly medical bills or even job loss. However, those affected by serious crashes can contact a Phoenix auto 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. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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.