Phoenix, AZ (July 28, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash on Sunday, July 28th, blocked the HOV, center and right lanes of Loop 101 westbound near 7th Street.
Authorities on the scene say that at least two vehicles were involved in the collision, which occurred in the westbound lanes of traffic on L-101, also known as the Pima Freeway, near 7th Street in Phoenix. Police and fire rescue units responded to the multi-vehicle injury accident around 11:31 p.m. to assist the injured victims and investigate the cause of the crash.
All lanes reopened just before 12:00 a.m., though the drivers’ identities and their conditions have not yet been released.
In Arizona, nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred in 2018 alone, part of a continuous year-over-year rise in serious wrecks since 2016. And information from the Arizona Department of Transportation indicates that the summer months bring more traffic to state highways, leading to an increased risk of these severe events.
Long-term injuries, costly medical bills, and even job loss are just a few of the tragic consequences that may plague victims and their families after an accident. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families who are affected by serious car wrecks. Contact our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation 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.
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