Tucson, AZ (June 29, 2019) – An auto accident on Saturday afternoon closed the transition ramps from I-17 southbound to I-10 eastbound and westbound.
The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the Stack interchange. Authorities were on the scene and suggested that drivers take alternate routes. The southbound ramp re-opened just before 4:50 p.m., but the eastbound ramp remained closed until around 5:00 p.m.
At least two vehicles appeared to be involved, but the identities of the drivers and their conditions have not yet been released.
Our thoughts go out to the victims for a quick recovery.
A recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation notes an overall year-over-year increase in auto accidents involving fatalities and injuries. Since 2016, there has been a steady increase in fatalities specifically from auto accidents. And now that summer has arrived, more traffic is on the roads, meaning more dangerous auto accidents for vehicles, bikes, and pedestrians.
These auto accidents can cause tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help. In some cases, attorneys can help victims and families get the fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC have years of experience in helping victims and their families get justice. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 and schedule a free, no-hassle consultation for legal aid 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.