Mesa, AZ (July 10, 2019) – An auto accident on Tuesday morning, July 9th, blocked the HOV lane and two left lanes on Loop 101 southbound near McKellips Road.
According to officials, the incident occurred around 8:57 a.m. and caused traffic to slow for several miles. Reports indicated that the injury accident appeared to involve multiple vehicles that collided in the HOV lane and two left lanes of L-101 southbound.
Fire rescue and police units were dispatched to the scene and assisted the victims of the wreck. All lanes re-opened around 9:38 a.m., though the updated condition of the injured victim(s), as well as their identities, have not been released.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
With nearly 130,000 car accidents in Arizona in 2018, 36,507 of those resulting in injuries and almost resulting in 1,000 fatalities, dangerous accidents are on the rise. This higher number of serious crashes is part of a year-over-year increase across the state since 2016, with an average of 146 people injured from car crashes in Arizona every day.
These wrecks, no matter the cause, can result in tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But those affected can contact a car accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek the fair compensation and justice they deserve with a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our skilled vehicle accident attorneys at ELG Law are ready to answer your call and have years of experience in helping victims and their families get justice. Contact our auto accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.
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