Phoenix, AZ (December 19, 2019) – A multi-car crash on U.S. 60, aka Grand Avenue, closed the highway during rush hour on Thursday evening and resulted in serious injuries in the West Valley.
According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, the man suffered life-threatening injuries in the wreck at Maryland Avenue. The U.S. 60 was shut down in Glendale in both directions around 5:30 p.m. as a result of the accident, per a report from the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Traffic heading northwest was being diverted at 55th Avenue, but motorists were advised to exit at or before 51st Avenue. The highway remained closed for several hours while police investigated, though they haven’t released details about the other victims’ injuries or their current conditions.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Numerous multi-car wrecks occur on Arizona highways daily, ranging from small fender benders to serious injury accidents. Per data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, almost 130,000 crashes occurred throughout the state last year, with nearly 11,000 involving at least two vehicles.
These multi-car collisions are often stressful for victims and can lead to tragic, unforeseen situations for those involved. Multi-car crashes can cause emotional distress, long-term physical problems, issues with insurance companies, and even lost wages for victims. However, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a crash.
ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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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