Phoenix, AZ (June 26, 2019) – On Wednesday, an auto accident closed an exit on I-17 northbound at 19th Avenue.
The accident occurred around 12:21 p.m. and caused significant traffic backups. Authorities asked drivers to avoid the stretch of highway until the accident cleared.
At least two vehicles appeared to be involved in the collision, but the identities of the drivers and their conditions have not been released. All lanes re-opened at 12:55 p.m.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families.
Fatal auto accidents are on the rise across Arizona. According to an Arizona Department of Transportation report released last week, there has been a steady increase in fatalities as a result of auto accidents year over year. And now that temperatures are warming up for the summer season, more traffic is on the roads, meaning a greater chance of dangerous auto accidents for vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians.
These dangerous auto accidents often cause tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, auto accident attorneys can help victims and families 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. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free consultation today to learn more about getting fair compensation.
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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.