Mesa, AZ (September 4, 2019) – Three vehicles collided in the center lanes of Loop 202 eastbound, contributing to rush hour traffic along the Santan Freeway on Wednesday afternoon.
Police officials responded to the multi-car crash, which occurred around 4:o0 p.m., and discovered that two sedans and one pickup truck had collided in the center lanes of L-202, also called the Santan Freeway.
Authorities say that a driver of one sedan rear-ended the other sedan, which then ran into the back of the pickup truck. The accident occurred just before the off-ramp to Alma School Road. Although the crash was isolated to the center lane, it blocked much of the traffic attempting to maneuver past the wreck.
Emergency medical technicians arrived at the scene and rendered aid to victims, although the seriousness of the injuries is not known at this time.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Hundreds of car accidents occur on Arizona roads daily. In fact, more than 130,000 crashes occurred statewide in 2018 alone, making it clear that accidents are an unfortunate reality of everyday life, from highways to residential streets. Plus, almost 109,000 of those wrecks involved more than one vehicle.
When it comes to multi-car collisions, the stress that drivers and their passengers may feel is elevated. Typically, victims must collect information at the scene, submit statements to police officials, deal with insurance companies, and even seek treatment for serious injuries. However, victims and their families can seek help during this stressful process from a personal injury lawyer.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, as a passenger or a driver, through no fault of your own, your lawyer can help. You may be able to seek justice and the fair compensation you deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
When it comes to advocating for your rights after an accident, ELG Law has you covered. Our team of auto accident attorneys has years of experience and knowledge in helping those who have been adversely affected by serious collisions. Contact our accident attorneys today 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.
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