Tempe, AZ – Multi-Vehicle Crash Blocks Santan Freeway at Elliot Rd
Tempe, AZ (July 12, 2019) – A car crash on Friday evening, July 12th, blocked the left lane of traffic on Loop 202 northbound, also known as Santan Freeway.
According to officials, the accident occurred on L-202 at Elliot Road around 8:26 p.m. and blocked the left lane. Reports say that the injury wreck involved multiple vehicles that collided while traveling northbound on L-202.
Both police and fire rescue units were on the scene to investigate the wreck and assist the injured victims. All lanes cleared just before 9:30 p.m., though the identities of the injured victim(s) and their conditions have not been released.
Officials were working to determine the cause of the crash.
Injury Accidents in Arizona
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Crash Facts report, there were more than 127,000 vehicle accidents across the state in 2017. Of those motor vehicle accidents, nearly 38,000 resulted in injury. The numbers are part of a year-over-year rise in serious accidents in Arizona, and since more vehicles are on the road during the summer season, the risk of these dangerous incidents is increased.
These serious wrecks can mean unfortunate consequences for victims and their families, including costly medical bills, job loss from long-term injuries, and more. But victims and their families can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled auto accident lawyers at ELG Law have fought for victims and their families for years, helping them get the justice they deserve. Contact our car accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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