Phoenix, AZ (August 4, 2019) – A multi-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon, August 4th, blocked the left lane of traffic on I-10 at the Deck Park Tunnel.
According to authorities investigating the wreck, the collision occurred at 5:19 p.m., after multiple vehicles collided in the westbound lanes of I-10, also known as the Papago Freeway, at the Deck Park Tunnel. Fire rescue units and police officials responded to the scene, which closed the left lane of traffic for about an hour, and assisted injured victims.
The drivers’ information and their current conditions have not yet been released, and the investigation of the crash is ongoing. All lanes re-opened by 6:o0 p.m.
The Arizona Department of Transportation released recent information that shows that nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018 alone. And more than half of those accidents involved multiple vehicles and multiple injuries. Plus, ADOT data showed that these serious incidents are on the rise, with a steady year-over-year increase in injury wrecks since 2015.
From long-term injuries to medical bills and even job loss or death, tragic consequences plague victims and their families after a wreck. But those affected by these unfortunate incidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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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