Scottsdale, AZ (January 1, 2020) – Officers from the Scottsdale Police Department are investigating a serious multi-vehicle crash that occurred on Wednesday night.
A serious crash closed Cactus Road in both directions between Interstate 17 and 25th Avenue around 9:00 p.m. Details were not immediately available, but officers said the northbound I-17 exit ramp at Cactus Road was closed, as well. Sgt. Tommy Thompson of the Phoenix Police Department said he expected to have more information about the crash on Thursday, though he did say that police had Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard closed near 100th Street while they worked to clear the scene and investigate the cause of the wreck.
Local EMTs were also at the scene to treat injured victims and appeared to transport at least one person to the hospital.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Serious vehicle accidents happen every day throughout the nation. Because car accidents are an unfortunate but common reality of life, drivers should be aware of road hazards, local regulations, and their duty in following the rules of the road. However, even the best drivers are subject to these unfortunate accidents.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes last year alone. These injurious accidents mean stressful consequences for victims, including long-term physical issues, emotional trauma, and financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from an accident lawyer, especially if the accident was caused by the negligent actions of another driver.
At ELG Law, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating accidents. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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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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