Mesa, AZ (August 9, 2019) – A multi-vehicle wreck on Friday afternoon, August 9th, blocked the two right lanes of Loop 101 before Guadalupe Road.
Officials responded to the scene of the accident around 5:53 p.m., which occurred when at least two sedans collided in the northbound lanes of L-101, also known as the Price Freeway, before Guadalupe Road. Police and fire rescue also responded to the scene to assist injured victims and investigate the cause of the multi-vehicle accident.
All lanes were cleared by 6:20 p.m., though the crash remains under investigation at this time. The drivers’ information and the extent of their injuries have not been released.
The most recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation shows that more than 35,000 injuries occurred as a result of wrecks across the state in 2018, part of a year-over-year rise in injury accidents since 2015. In fact, of the nearly 55,000 total accidents that occurred last year, more than half of those involved more than one vehicle and multiple injuries.
Whether it’s costly medical bills, serious long-term injuries or even job loss, victims and their families may suffer tragic, unforeseen consequences after a wreck. But those affected can contact a Phoenix injury accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek justice and fair compensation 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. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options after a wreck.
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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.