Scottsdale, AZ (August 3, 2019) – Officials are investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Scottsdale on Saturday afternoon, August 3rd.
According to Scottsdale police, the crash occurred at Williams Drive and Miller Road, with Miller Road closing between Deer Valley and Pinnacle Peak for several hours. At least one fatality has occurred at this time, though police have not released the information of that victim, the drivers, or other victims who may be injured after the accident. Fire rescue units also responded to the scene of the wreck.
Officials are in the early stages of the investigation and will release information as it becomes available.
More than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018, with nearly 1,000 fatalities, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. And serious crashes involving injuries or fatalities are on the rise in Arizona, with most of those crashes involving multiple injuries and several vehicles.
From costly medical bills to serious long-term injuries and even job loss or death, tragic consequences may befall victims and their families after these serious accidents. But those affected can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help after a serious accident, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our car accident lawyers 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 attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today and learn more about your options.
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