Phoenix, AZ (July 19, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Friday afternoon, July 19th, blocked the right lane of I-10 just before 99th Avenue.
According to authorities on the scene, the injury accident occurred when several vehicles traveling eastbound on I-10, also known as the Papago Freeway, collided around 3:30 p.m. in the right lane. Fire rescue and police responded to the crash shortly after 3:35 p.m. to assist the victims and investigate. At least two vehicles appeared to be involved in the car wreck.
Officials are still investigating but have not released the victims’ information.
Vehicle accidents across Arizona are on the rise, with nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths from car accidents occurring in 2018 alone. According to recent reports and year-over-year data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, the summer months bring even more traffic to the roads, increasing the risks of these dangerous injury accidents.
Car crashes can have tragic results for victims and their families, from high medical costs and long-term injuries to job loss. However, victims and their families can contact a Phoenix car accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek their fair compensation and justice from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our vehicle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families. Contact our skilled car accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid today.
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