Mesa, AZ (July 17, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash on Wednesday evening, July 17th, blocked the left lane on I-10 eastbound.
According to officials, the injury accident occurred on I-10 before Baseline Road, around 6:00 p.m. Police and fire rescue authorities were on the scene to investigate the accident and assist the victims of the crash. At least two vehicles appeared to be involved in the collision.
The incident obstructed traffic until all lanes reopened around 6:00 p.m. Officials are still investigating at this time and have not released the victims’ information.
Although the number of accidents is down from 2017 across the state, auto accident fatalities are on the rise. Nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths happened in 2018 alone as a consequence of car accidents in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
These severe events often have dramatic effects on victims and their families, including long-term injuries and exorbitant medical costs or even job loss. However, victims and their families can contact a Phoenix auto accident lawyer for assistance, and in some instances, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our skilled auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and are waiting to help you today. Contact our knowledgeable accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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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.