Phoenix, AZ (July 17, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash on Wednesday evening, July 17th, blocked the right lane of US-60 eastbound.
According to officials, the multi-vehicle injury accident occurred on US-60, also known as Superstition Freeway, before Higley Road around 6:56 p.m. Police and fire rescue units were on the scene to investigate the crash and assist the victims. At least two vehicles appeared to be involved in the Mesa-area collision, though officials have not released details about the vehicles or victims at this time.
All lanes reopened around 8:00 p.m., but officials are still investigating.
Arizona has seen a fewer number of auto accidents overall, but injuries have held steady and fatalities are on the rise. In fact, nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths happened in 2018 alone from car accidents in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
These dangerous incidents often have dramatic, tragic consequences for victims and their families, including long-term injuries and exorbitant medical costs or even job loss. But victims and families can contact a Phoenix auto accident attorney for assistance, and in some instances, seek their fair compensation from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and are waiting to help you today. Contact our knowledgeable 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.
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