Phoenix, AZ (July 12, 2019) – A car crash late Thursday evening, July 11th, blocked several lanes on State Route 51 northbound at Northern Avenue.
According to officials, the incident occurred around 11:35 p.m. and blocked several lanes of traffic. Officials said the injury wreck involved multiple vehicles traveling northbound, colliding across several lanes on SR 51, also called the Piestewa Freeway.
Police and fire rescue units were on the scene to investigate the cause of the crash and assist the accident victims. All lanes cleared just before 1:15 a.m., but the identities of the injured victim(s), as well as their updated conditions, have not yet been released.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.
In 2018, almost 40,000 injury accidents occurred in Arizona, part of a year-over-year rise in dangerous incidents since 2016. And with rising temperatures bringing more traffic to highways this summer, the risk of these dangerous incidents, often involving serious injuries, increases.
Serious wrecks mean unforeseen consequences for victims and their families, including costly medical expenses, long-term injuries, job loss, and more. But victims and their families can contact a car accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get their entitled compensation from a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our car accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid today.
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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.