Phoenix, AZ (August 28, 2019) – An injury accident blocked the right lane of Interstate 17 near Grand Avenue on Wednesday evening.
Authorities said the wreck occurred when at least two vehicles collided in the right lanes of I-17 northbound, also known as the Black Canyon Freeway, near Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m.
Police and fire rescue units were called to the scene and assisted injured victims. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash but have not released additional information at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
In Arizona, nearly 55,000 total car wrecks occurred across the state in 2018 alone. More than half of these wrecks involved two or more injured victims, according to data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
From costly medical bills and critical long-term injuries to lost wages or even job loss, tragic consequences may plague victims and families after a serious crash. Thankfully, those affected can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek the justice they deserve 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 auto 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.
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