Phoenix, AZ (July 24, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Wednesday evening, July 24th, blocked the two right lanes of Loop 101.
Officials say that the collision occurred around 5:30 p.m. At least two vehicles appear to be involved in the wreck on L-101 southbound, also known as the Agua Fria Freeway, which occurred before Thomas Road. Authorities were on the scene to assist victims and investigate the cause of the crash, though identifying information about the drivers and the extent of their injuries has not been released. All lanes reopened just before 6:00 p.m.
Injuries and fatalities as a result of auto accidents are on the rise. In fact, Arizona Department of Transportation data shows that nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities occurred from crashes statewide last year. And ADOT data further shows that the summer months bring more traffic to Arizona roads, resulting in a higher risk of these dangerous wrecks.
Victims and their families may suffer tragic, unforeseen circumstances after a car accident, including long-term injuries, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death. However, those affected by dangerous wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, get the justice they deserve from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our skilled auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families who are affected by serious wrecks. Contact our knowledgeable accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today.
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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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