Phoenix, AZ (August 5, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Monday afternoon, August 5th, blocked the right lanes of traffic on Interstate 10 near 67th Avenue.
Officials at the scene of the crash say that the accident occurred around 6:20 p.m., after multiple vehicles collided in the westbound lanes of I-10, also known as the Papago Freeway. Police and fire rescue units responded to the injury accident to assist injured victims and investigate the cause of the collision, which appeared to involve at least two vehicles.
All lanes reopened just before 7:00 p.m., but the drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released at this time.
New information released by the Arizona Department of Transportation shows that more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018, part of a year-over-year rise in injury accidents since 2015. Nearly 55,000 accidents total occurred in Arizona last year, most involving multiple vehicles and more than one injured victim.
Costly medical expenses, serious long-term injuries and even job loss may plague victims and their families after a car wreck. But victims can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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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