Phoenix, AZ (June 24, 2019) – A wrong-way driver crashed into a tanker truck overnight, causing a serious auto accident near Kingman.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred along US-93 near milepost 109, between Kingman and Wikieup.
Per officials at the scene, the wrong-way driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it met the tanker truck. The tanker swerved, but the wrong-way vehicle collided with the back of the tanker.
No major injuries were reported, but the driver of the wrong-way vehicle was arrested for impairment.
More than 55,000 injuries and 900 deaths occurred as a result of serious auto accidents in 2017, part of a year-over-year rise in Arizona auto accidents. And as summer heats up, more traffic is hitting the road, meaning even more dangerous collisions, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Unfortunately, the victims and families affected by these serious auto accidents often suffer tragic consequences. But those affected can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get the fair compensation and the justice they deserve to cover unforeseen expenses.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in helping victims and their families after these dangerous auto accidents. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 for a free consultation and legal aid today.
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