Phoenix, AZ (December 29, 2019) – On Sunday evening, officers from the Phoenix Police Department responded to a serious multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 17 that left at least one victim with extensive injuries.
According to information from the scene of the accident, it appears that multiple vehicles collided in the left lanes of southbound I-17 near Greenway Drive in an apparent chain-reaction wreck. Rescue units from the Phoenix Fire Department were at the scene to assist accident victims around 9:00 p.m. Paramedics appeared to treat one victim at the scene and transported another victim to an area hospital via ambulance.
No word has been given regarding the victims’ current conditions, but officials are still working to determine the cause of the crash at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families affected by this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Several car wrecks occur every day on Arizona roads, ranging from small fender benders to significant multi-car accidents with injuries or even casualties. Approximately 130,000 collisions happened throughout the state last year alone, with nearly 11,000 of those involving at least two vehicles and two or more injured victims. And according to data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, serious car accidents are on the rise.
These collisions are stressful for those involved and can lead to tragic, unforeseen situations for victims and their families. Multi-car crashes result in emotional distress, long-term physical problems, complicated negotiations with insurance companies, and lost wages. However, those affected can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a 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 caused by other drivers’ negligence. If you’ve sustained injuries in a wreck that occurred through no fault of your own, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
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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