Mesa, AZ (July 21, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon, July 21st, blocked the HOV lane on Loop 202 westbound near Loop 101 southbound.
Authorities responded to the wreck on L-202 westbound, also known as the Red Mountain Freeway, which occurred when multiple vehicles collided around 4:55 p.m. In addition to fire rescue units responding, Phoenix police were on the scene to assist victims and investigate the accident. At least two vehicles appear to be involved in the wreck, which remains under investigation.
All lanes re-opened shortly before 5:30 p.m., though authorities were still investigating and have not released the victims’ information.
According to a 2018 report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), serious car accidents involving injuries or fatalities are on the rise. In fact, nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities occurred as a result of collisions across the state last year. And data from ADOT shows that the summer months bring more traffic to state roads, leading to an increase in dangerous accidents.
Car accident victims and their families may be affected by long-term injuries, costly medical bills, and even job loss. But those affected can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, get the justice they deserve from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our skilled accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after these serious incidents. Contact our knowledgeable car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today.
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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.