Tucson, AZ (June 23, 2019) – An auto accident in Picacho closed Interstate 10 eastbound around 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23rd.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, all lanes re-opened around 1:30 p.m. but the area remained congested. The closure occurred at milepost 211, approximately 40 miles northwest of Ina Road. The westbound lanes of I-10 were not affected.
The number of vehicles, as well as the drivers’ identities and conditions, has not been released at this time. Our thoughts go out to all involved in this afternoon’s auto accident.
Summer is here and that means more traffic is on the road, leading to a higher number of serious auto accidents. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 900 deaths and 55,000 injuries occurred as a result of serious auto accidents in 2017 alone, part of a year-over-year rise in dangerous crashes in the state.
Unfortunately, victims and families affected by these serious auto accidents suffer unforeseen costs, expenses, and tragic consequences. But those affected can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix for help, and in some cases, get the fair compensation and the justice they deserve after an accident.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC, have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona, at (623) 562-3838 for a free, no-obligation consultation and 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.