Phoenix, AZ (July 10, 2019) – A car accident on Tuesday afternoon, July 9th blocked the right lane on I-10 westbound at the tunnel.
According to officials, the incident occurred around 12:43 p.m. in the Deck Park Tunnel, causing traffic to slow for several miles. Reports showed that the injury accident appeared to involve multiple vehicles, which collided in the right lane and blocked traffic.
Fire rescue units, as well as local police, were dispatched to the scene and assisted the auto accident victims. All lanes re-opened around 1:00 p.m., though the updated condition of the injured victim(s) and their identities have not been released.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the I-10 crash.
Nearly 40,000 injury accidents occurred across the state in 2018, following a trend of increasing dangerous accidents in Arizona. Furthermore, an average of 146 people is injured from car crashes in Arizona each day. And now that summer has arrived, more cars are on the road, resulting in a higher number of these dangerous incidents.
These serious wrecks can result in tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact a car accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation and justice from a wrongful death lawsuit or personal injury lawsuit.
Our skilled auto accident attorneys at ELG Law are ready to answer your call and have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our car accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free, no-obligation consultation today.
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