Tucson, AZ (January 16, 2020) – Parts of the Interstate 10 interchange at Speedway Boulevard were closed after a deadly crash late Thursday night.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a vehicle was traveling the wrong way on the frontage road of I-10 when it crashed near Speedway Boulevard. Freeway ramps were restricted and Speedway was closed in both directions under the freeway while police investigated the accident.
One person died and another was taken to the hospital for treatment, per reports from fire rescue units and Tucson EMTs. The condition of the second person involved in the crash was not released.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Of the 55,000 total crashes that occurred statewide in 2018, more than half involved multiple vehicles and at least two injured victims. And according to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, serious injury wrecks are on the rise in Arizona. Oftentimes, these wrecks result in devastating situations for victims and their families, and many victims succumb to their injuries in the aftermath.
Critical long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and even job loss are just a few of the serious consequences that affect victims and their families following car wrecks. But those affected can contact a Phoenix crash injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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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