Phoenix, AZ (June 23, 2019) – Traffic delays backed up Interstate 17 southbound near Black Canyon City after an auto accident on Sunday, June 23rd.
The accident occurred around 7:00 p.m. at milepost 241, causing a severe traffic jam extending several miles. Traffic began moving normally again around 7:53 p.m.
Officials were on the scene, but information about the cause of the auto accident, as well as the drivers and their conditions, have not been released at this time.
Our thoughts are with all involved in tonight’s auto accident.
Each summer, more vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians hit the road, meaning a higher number of serious auto accidents. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 900 deaths and 55,000 injuries occurred as a result of serious auto accidents in 2017. And these numbers are part of a year-over-year rise in dangerous crashes, especially during the warmer season.
Unfortunately, these victims and their families often suffer unforeseen costs, expenses, and tragic consequences after serious auto accidents. But those affected can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get the justice they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in helping victims and their families get fair compensation after serious auto accidents. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 for a free consultation and help today.
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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.