Phoenix, AZ (July 7, 2019) – An auto accident on Sunday evening, July 7th, blocked the right lane on I-17 also known as Black Canyon Freeway in the northbound direction.
According to reports, the incident occurred just south of Northern Avenue in Phoenix. Reports indicate that the injury accident occurred at approximately 9:22 p.m. Multiple vehicles appear to be involved in this crash.
Police and Fire Rescue Units were dispatched to the scene to aid and assist the injured victims in this incident. Police shut down part of the highway as they investigated this crash. All lanes re-opened by 10:30 p.m. The injured victim’s condition has not been made public at this time.
Authorities continue to investigate.
According to a recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, there has been a steady increase in fatalities from auto accidents year over year since 2016. And now that summer is here, more traffic is on the roads, meaning more dangerous auto accidents for vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians.
These auto accidents can cause tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help. In some cases, attorneys can help victims and families get the fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC have years of experience in helping victims and their families get justice. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid today.
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