Mesa, AZ (July 13, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash blocked the HOV lane on I-10 at Baseline Road on Saturday afternoon, July 13th.
According to reports, the accident occurred around 1:15 p.m. and appeared to involve at least two vehicles traveling westbound on I-10, also called the Maricopa Freeway. Police and fire rescue units were on the scene to assist the victims and investigate the cause of the injury crash.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation, but the drivers’ identities, as well as their conditions, have not been released at this time.
All lanes reopened just before 3:00 p.m.
Serious vehicle accidents are on the rise in Arizona, with nearly 38,000 injuries occurring from car crashes in 2017. These numbers are part of an upward trend in serious incidents across the state, with crash numbers for 2018 following suit in this year-over-year rise since 2016. With more vehicles on the road for the summer season, the risk of these dangerous incidents is heightened.
From costly medical expenses to long-term injuries and job loss, serious car wrecks have tragic consequences. However, victims and their families can contact a car accident lawyer in Phoenix for help. In some cases, victims and their families can get the justice they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable car accident lawyers at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Contact our skilled auto accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 today to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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