Phoenix, AZ (August 2, 2019) – A multi-vehicle wreck on Friday evening, August 2nd, blocked the right lane of traffic on I-10 near 5th Avenue.
According to authorities at the scene, multiple vehicles collided in the westbound lanes of I-10, also known as the Papago Freeway, around 9:30 p.m. Police and fire rescue units responded to the injury accident, which closed the right lane of traffic for an hour. First responders were assisting the injured victims and working to determine the cause of the collision; however, the drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released.
The lane was cleared just before 11:00 p.m.
Information released by the Arizona Department of Transportation showed that nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018 alone. Serious accidents are on the rise, and more than half of these accidents involved multiple injuries and several vehicles.
Costly medical expenses, critical long-term injuries and even job loss or death can occur after a wreck. But victims and their families 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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