Mesa, AZ (August 3, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon, August 3rd, blocked the HOV lane, the left lane, and part of the right lane on Loop 101 at Elliot Road in Mesa.
Authorities responded to the scene around 6:45 p.m., after multiple vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of L-101, also known as the Price Freeway, around 6:30 p.m. Police and fire rescue units were also on the scene of the injury wreck, which closed the three lanes of traffic for about an hour. First responders were assisting injured victims and investigating the cause of the collision.
The drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released, but all lanes were cleared by 7:30 p.m.
According to information released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018. ADOT data also showed that serious accidents are on the rise, with 2018 capping a year-over-year increase in injury wrecks since 2015.
Medical expenses, critical long-term injuries and even job loss or death are just some of the unforeseen consequences that befall victims after a wreck. But victims and their families affected by these unfortunate incidents can contact a Phoenix 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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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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