Phoenix, AZ (August 28, 2019) – A crash blocked the left lanes of Interstate 17 just past the Interstate 10 split on Wednesday afternoon.
Officials at the scene said that the wreck appeared to involve at least two sedans, which collided in the left lanes of I-17 northbound, also known as the Papago Freeway, at the I-10 split around 5:20 p.m.
Police and fire rescue units responded to the scene of the crash and assisted injured victims.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the wreck and have not released the drivers’ information.
All lanes reopened by 6:15 p.m.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Across the state, more than half of the total wrecks that occurred in 2018 involved at least two vehicles and multiple injured victims. According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 55,000 car accidents occurred in Arizona in the last year alone.
Serious injuries after an accident that was not your fault can have devastating consequences on your life. If you or someone you love has been the victim in an accident caused by the reckless, careless, or negligent actions of another driver, you may be entitled to compensation. Those affected by these unfortunate crashes can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free 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.