Phoenix, AZ (August 16, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash blocked the right lane of State Route 51 past Glendale Avenue on Friday morning, August 16th.
Fire rescue units and police officials responded to the crash, which occurred when one SUV and one pickup truck collided in the right lane of SR 51 southbound, also known as the Piestewa Freeway, past Glendale Avenue around 9:00 a.m. First responders were assisting injured victims and investigating the cause of the collision, though they have not released the drivers’ information or details about their injuries.
All lanes reopened at 9:30 a.m., but traffic remained slow in the area.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
The latest accident report published by the Arizona Department of Transportation showed nearly 35,000 crash injuries across the state. And more than half of last year’s 55,000 total collisions involved two or more injured victims and two vehicles.
From medical expenses to serious injuries and job loss or even death, serious crashes have tragic consequences for victims and their families. But those affected by these critical incidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help and, in some cases, seek justice through 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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