Tempe, AZ (February 11, 2020) – The westbound lanes of the U.S. 60 in Tempe were closed following a serious crash on Tuesday night.
According to officers from the Tempe Police Department, the accident happened just west of the Loop 101 near McClintock Drive around 7:00 p.m. Officials from the Department of Public Safety said that the crash was caused by a car that was stopped in the middle lane.
A total of four vehicles were involved. At least two people had to be extricated and suffered serious injuries. Two more adults were hospitalized but their injuries weren’t considered life-threatening.
Emergency responders also evaluated an additional six people, including four children, but they did not need to be taken to a hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-vehicle crashes have accounted for nearly 40 percent of all traffic fatalities across the country over the last several years. According to information published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these wrecks have more than doubled in the past decade.
Due to the nature of these wrecks, tragic consequences may befall victims. Victims may deal with long-term physical problems, medical bills, and even job loss or death. But the victims and their families affected by these injurious wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help.
In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement to compensate for their damages from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after vehicle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a wreck that occurred through no fault of your own, contact our crash lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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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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