Phoenix, AZ (August 19, 2019) – A car wreck blocked the entering lanes of Interstate 10 at 7th Avenue on Monday afternoon, August 19th.
Authorities at the scene say that the crash occurred when one pickup truck and one SUV collided in the entering lanes of I-10 westbound, also known as the Papago Freeway, at 7th Avenue around 5:15 p.m. Police and fire rescue units assisted injured victims and investigated the crash scene, though they have not released the drivers’ information at this time.
All lanes reopened by 6:00 p.m.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
The latest crash data from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) shows that nearly 35,000 accident injuries occurred across Arizona last year. According to ADOT’s accident data, more than half of last year’s 55,000 total crashes also involved two or more vehicles and multiple injured victims.
Tragic consequences, including long-term medical expenses, serious injuries, job loss, or even death, may befall victims and their families. But those affected by these serious incidents can contact a Phoenix crash lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car 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.
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