Phoenix, AZ – Fatality Reported in Multi-Car Crash at SR 51 at Northern AveArizona Legal News
Phoenix, AZ (February 3, 2020) – A deadly crash shut down the southbound lanes of State Route 51 in north Phoenix on Monday night.
Per reports from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a person was ejected from a car after crashing with another car on the freeway near Northern Avenue shortly before 7:00 p.m. Both cars rolled over during the crash, and other serious injuries were reported in the aftermath.
One of the victims was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
No additional details were provided by police, though the accident remains under investigation.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Multi-Car Accidents in Arizona
Multi-car accidents in Arizona are all too common, with almost 127,000 collisions taking place in 2018 alone. In fact, the rate of injurious wrecks, as well as collisions involving multiple vehicles, has increased over the last 10 years.
After a multi-vehicle crash, the stresses for all involved are exacerbated. Oftentimes, victims and their families must deal with insurance companies, long-term injuries, emotional distress, and financial difficulties. Occasionally, victims may succumb to their injuries, leaving grieving families to pick up the pieces. However, those affected can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about protecting their legal rights and seeking justice after a multi-car crash.
ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation. Our compassionate attorneys are ready to help you get the justice and fair compensation you deserve after you’ve suffered due to the negligence of another driver.
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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.