Phoenix, AZ (August 7, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon, August 7th, blocked the right lanes of the on-ramp at Camelback Road to I-17.
According to authorities at the scene of the wreck, the multi-vehicle crash occurred around 5:24 p.m. when at least two vehicles, including one sedan, collided in the right lanes of the Camelback Road on-ramp to I-17, also known as the Black Canyon Freeway. Police and fire rescue were assisting injured victims and investigating the cause of the crash.
All lanes were cleared by 6:35 p.m., but the drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released at this time.
Per a recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018, part of a year-over-year rise in serious injury wrecks since 2015. And of the nearly 55,000 total accidents last year, more than half of those crashes involved multiple injured victims and several vehicles.
From serious long-term injuries and costly medical bills to job loss or even death, tragic results may plague victims and their families after a crash. But those affected by serious accidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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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