Glendale, AZ (July 13, 2019) – A car crash blocked the HOV lane of Loop 101 southbound at Thunderbird Road on Saturday evening, July 13th.
According to initial reports, the accident occurred around 7:12 p.m. and appeared to involve two vehicles traveling southbound that collided in the HOV lane on L-101, also called the Agua Fria Freeway. Fire rescue units and police were on the scene to assist in the injury accident and investigate the cause of the wreck.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation, and the drivers’ identities, as well as their conditions, have not been released at this time.
The crash was moved to the right shoulder and the lane reopened around 8:10 p.m.
More than 127,000 vehicle accidents occurred across the state of Arizona in 2017, with nearly 38,000 resulting in injury. These numbers are part of a year-over-year upward trend in serious accidents, defined as those including injuries or fatalities. And with more vehicles on the road for the summer season and travel, there is a higher risk of these dangerous incidents.
Serious car accidents cause unfortunate consequences for victims and their families. From exorbitant medical expenses to long-term injuries and even job loss, vehicle accidents can have unexpected, often tragic, results. But victims and their families can contact a car accident lawyer in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, victims and their families can get fair compensation and the justice they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in fighting for victims and their families. Contact our auto accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free 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.
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