Mesa, AZ (July 12, 2019) – A car accident on Thursday afternoon, July 11th, blocked the left lanes on L-101 Pima southbound just before L-202.
According to reports, the incident occurred around 5:27 p.m., which stalled traffic for several miles. Officials say that the injury accident appeared to involve multiple vehicles in the left lanes and HOV lane, blocking both just before L-202, also called the Red Mountain Freeway.
Fire rescue units, as well as local police, were on the scene to assist the accident victims. All lanes re-opened around 6:00 p.m.
The condition of the injured victim(s) and their identities have not yet been released.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the L-101 crash at this time.
In Arizona, almost 40,000 injury accidents occurred across the state in 2018. This number follows an overall year-over-year increase in dangerous accidents in the state – accidents involving injuries, fatalities, or both. Reports also show an average of 146 people are injured from car crashes in Arizona each day. And now that summer has arrived, bringing more traffic to highways, a higher number of these dangerous incidents may occur.
Serious wrecks mean unforeseen, often tragic, consequences for victims and their families. But victims and their families can contact a car accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a wrongful death lawsuit or personal injury lawsuit.
Our skilled auto accident lawyers at ELG Law are ready to answer your call and have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our car accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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