Phoenix, AZ (September 6, 2019) – A motorcyclist was transported to the hospital after a wreck on Interstate 10 early Friday morning.
Officials at the scene said the motorcyclist and a driver of a commercial truck collided on eastbound I-10 at the Guadalupe Road offramp. Authorities blocked multiple lanes of traffic for investigation, though all lanes reopened around 5:45 a.m. Ongoing traffic delays continued into rush hour, and drivers were advised to take alternate routes.
According to officials at the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. The crash remains under investigation at this time, and the motorcyclist’s current condition is not known.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Preliminary data released by the Governors Highway Safety Association showed that nearly 200 motorcycle fatalities were reported across Arizona in 2017. The report showed a decrease in motorcycle crashes from the previous year, however, motorcycle fatalities and injuries hit an eight-year high in 2016. Furthermore, motorcycle crashes have increased overall during this time period.
Due to the nature of these accidents, victims are often subject to more serious injuries, medical bills, and long-term job woes. Thankfully, victims and their families affected by these tragic accidents can rely on a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident in Arizona, a skilled attorney can help you seek fair compensation from a personal injury lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Contact our personal injury attorneys at (623) 562-3838 today to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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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.