Peoria, AZ (July 19, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Friday afternoon, July 19th, blocked the HOV lane of Loop 101 eastbound near 75th Avenue.
Authorities responded to the accident around 3:02 p.m., after several vehicles traveling eastbound on L-101, also known as the Agua Fria Freeway, collided and blocked the HOV lane. Fire rescue and police were on the scene to assist the victims and investigate the cause of the injury crash. At least two vehicles appeared to be involved in the incident.
Officials are still investigating at this time but have not released the victims’ information.
Multi-vehicle crashes are on the rise in Arizona, with nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths from car accidents reported last year. According to year-over-year data from the Arizona Department of Transportation since 2016, the summer months bring more cars to the road, increasing the risks of these dangerous injury crashes.
Serious accidents can mean tragic results for victims and their families, from medical costs to long-term injuries and even job loss. However, victims and their families can contact a Phoenix car accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek the compensation and justice they deserve from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our vehicle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for both victims and their families. Contact our skilled personal injury lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid today.
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