Phoenix, AZ (January 9, 2020) – The westbound lanes of Interstate 10 at Interstate 17 in Phoenix were closed and injuries were reported following an apparent truck accident on Thursday.
According to officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened just before 10:00 p.m. Officers say that a commercial truck crashed and collided with another vehicle near the I-10 and I-17 Stack Interchange.
At least one victim was transported to an area hospital by Phoenix paramedics, but their identifying information and current condition have not been released.
It is unclear what caused the crash, though the accident remains under investigation at this time
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Per the most recent accident data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, almost 12,500 truck and bus collisions, 97 of which resulted in deaths in Arizona, in the last year. Nearly 2,728 truck collisions have ended in death, making these accidents some of the most serious and dangerous on the road.
Due to the nature of truck accidents, victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death as a result of their injuries. If you have been injured or lost a loved one as a result of a truck accident, contact a truck accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG Law, our compassionate attorneys have years of experience advocating for victims and families in need. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash that occurred through no fault of your own, you deserve to seek fair reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Please reach out to us for the help you need today at (623) 562-3838.
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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