Phoenix, AZ – Injury Crash Blocks Left Lane of I-17 at Durango StArizona Legal News
Phoenix, AZ (August 23, 2019) – An injury wreck blocked the left lane of Interstate 17 at Durango Street on Friday morning, August 23rd.
Per information from officials at the scene, the crash occurred when one van and one pickup truck collided in the left lanes of I-17 southbound, also known as the Maricopa Freeway, at Durango Street around 8:30 a.m. Fire rescue and police units responded to the crash to assist injured victims. However, they have not determined the cause of the wreck or released the drivers’ information at this time.
All lanes cleared by 9:00 a.m.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Arizona
The latest crash report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) showed that 35,000 crash injuries occurred across the state last year. And from the 55,000 total accidents in 2018, more than half of those involved at least two injured victims.
Tragic consequences may plague victims and their families after a wreck, including expensive medical bills, extensive property damage, and serious long-term injuries. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix vehicle crash lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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.