Mesa, AZ (July 15, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash occurred on Monday afternoon, July 15th, blocking the right lane on L-101 southbound near Southern Avenue.
According to officials, the injury accident occurred around 1:16 p.m. and appeared to involve multiple vehicles that collided in the right lane of southbound L-101, also known as the Price Freeway. Police and fire rescue authorities were on the scene to determine the cause of the wreck and assist the victims of the accident.
The incident obstructed and blocked traffic until all lanes reopened, just before 2:00 p.m. Officials are still investigating the wreck at this time and have not released the victims’ information.
Though the total number of injuries across the state is down from 2017, the number of fatalities from crashes is on the rise. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities occurred as a result of auto accidents in Arizona in 2018 alone.
These serious incidents often have tragic consequences for victims and their families, including long-term injuries and costs or even job loss. But victims and their families can contact a car accident lawyer in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting 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.