Phoenix, AZ (February 9, 2020) – The Phoenix Police Department responded to a serious multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 10 on Sunday night.
According to information from the scene, at least three vehicles collided in the right westbound lanes of I-10 at the 51st Avenue off-ramp around 10:30 p.m. Rescue units from the Phoenix Fire Department were at the scene to assist victims and closed the off-ramp at 51st to clear the crash debris. Paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after the wreck occurred and appeared to transport at least one victim to a local area hospital, but no word has been given on the severity of that victim’s injuries or any other victims’ injuries.
Officials are still working to determine the cause of the crash and have not released further information at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Recent data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation show that nearly 130,000 crashes occurred throughout the state last year. Of those wrecks, almost 11,000 involved at least two vehicles. Interstate 10 claims one of the highest rates of serious multi-vehicle accidents. These multi-car crashes mean more stress for victims and can result in serious injuries, affecting the parties involved on a long-term basis.
In fact, multi-vehicle accidents can cause emotional distress, long-term physical problems, issues with insurance companies, and even lost wages for victims. However, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a crash.
ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation. Our compassionate attorneys are ready to help you get the justice and fair compensation you deserve after you’ve suffered due to the negligence of another driver.
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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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