Phoenix, AZ (August 7, 2019) – An injury accident on Wednesday afternoon, August 7th, blocked the right lane of traffic on Loop 101 at Thomas Road.
Officials responded to the scene of the accident, which occurred around 6:35 p.m. when multiple vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of L-101, also known as the Agua Fria Freeway. Police and fire rescue units were at the scene to assist injured victims and investigate the cause of the accident, which appeared to involve at least two SUVs or work vans.
All lanes reopened just after 7:00 p.m., but the drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released at this time.
More than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state of Arizona in 2018, per a recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation. This newest data is part of a year-over-year rise in serious wrecks since 2015, from nearly 55,000 accidents total last year.
Costly medical bills, serious injuries and job loss or even death may plague victims and their families after an accident. But victims can contact a Phoenix injury accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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.
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