Tempe, AZ – Injuries Reported After Rear-End Crash on AZ-51 at McDowell Rd
Tempe, AZ (October 16, 2019) – Injuries were reported after a rear-end collision on State Route 51 near McDowell Road on Wednesday evening.
Officers from the Phoenix Police Department arrived on the scene shortly after the collision to investigate. It appears that the wreck occurred after a passenger car rear-ended a minivan in the southbound right lanes of AZ-51, just before McDowell Road, around 6:30 p.m. Following the initial collision, the sedan then clipped another car and came to a stop. No serious injuries were reported, but it appears that paramedics treated at least one victim and transported another victim to an area hospital.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Accidents in Arizona
Each day, hundreds of people are injured in crashes as a result of speeding, reckless driving, or distracted driving. And these injurious accidents are on the rise in Arizona, with nearly 90 percent of wrecks involving at least two drivers and one injured person.
When drivers fail to operate their vehicles safely, victims and their families pay the price. Oftentimes, the victims of serious crashes have to deal with long-term injuries, property damage, costly medical expenses, and even job loss. But those affected can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek a fair settlement from a personal injury suit or wrongful death suit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG Law have spent years fighting for victims and their families affected by car accidents. Contact our knowledgeable, experienced auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free today and protect your legal rights in the aftermath of a car accident.
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