Phoenix, AZ (January 30, 2020) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department are investigating a serious multi-car crash on Interstate 17 on Thursday night.
The accident occurred around 8:00 p.m., though it’s not clear how it happened. Phoenix EMTs were at the scene of the accident and appeared to transport at least one victim to the hospital. At least two sedans were involved in the crash, but the victims’ current conditions and identities have not been released.
The victim has not been identified, and the accident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our thoughts to the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
In 2018, Arizona had one of the highest rates of multi-vehicle crashes in the nation, according to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association. And in 2016, Arizona had one of the highest fatality rates following multi-car crashes, going onto record several hundred deaths that year.
These serious incidents can result in tragic consequences for victims and their families. From long-term physical problems and medical bills for victims to emotional trauma or financial difficulties for grieving families, pedestrian accidents result in devastating, unforeseen circumstances. However, victims can contact an attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation and justice through a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled injury lawyers at ELG Law are ready to answer your call and have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-obligation 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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