Phoenix, AZ (July 15, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash occurred on Monday morning, July 15th, on I-17 southbound, near Northern Avenue.
According to officials, the injury accident occurred around 11:00 a.m. and appeared to involve multiple vehicles, which collided in the HOV and left lanes of I-17, also known as the Black Canyon Freeway. Police and fire rescue authorities were on the scene to determine the cause of the crash and assist the victims.
All lanes reopened just before 12:00 p.m. Authorities are still investigating the wreck and have not released the victims’ information or their conditions at this time.
Across the state, auto accidents caused 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 fatalities in 2018 alone. And according to the Arizona Department of Transportation, summer weather brings more traffic to Arizona roads, increasing the risk of these serious incidents for drivers, bikers, and pedestrians.
These wrecks can have unforeseen, tragic consequences for victims and their families, including long-term injuries, costly medical expenses, and even job loss. However, victims and their families can contact a car crash attorney in Phoenix for help and legal aid. In some cases, an auto accident lawyer can help victims seek fair compensation and justice from a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our skilled accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and are waiting for your call today. Contact our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 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.