Phoenix, AZ (July 21, 2019) – Authorities responded to a deadly crash on Sunday morning, July 21st, involving multiple cars at 51st Avenue and Thunderbird Road.
According to officials, one person is dead and five others are in critical condition after the incident, which occurred when a dump truck and a car collided near 51st Avenue and Thunderbird Road. Initial reports from authorities said that the truck was on its side, laying on top of the car. First responders responded to the accident shortly after it occurred, around 6:30 a.m.
The crash remains under investigation, and officials have not released the victims’ information at this time.
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) released a report recently that shows car accidents are on the rise, with nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities from crashes in 2018 alone. And according to ADOT data, fatalities increased from the previous year, part of a year-over-year trend since 2016.
These serious wrecks mean tragic results for victims and their families, who suffer from long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and even job loss after crashes. But victims and their families can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, get justice and their fair compensation from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and are ready to help you today. Contact our knowledgeable car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid.
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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.