Tucson, AZ (August 28, 2019) – A serious accident shut down Interstate 10 near Speedway Boulevard and Congress Street on Wednesday afternoon, August 28.
According to officials, the crash occurred when several vehicles collided in the left lanes of I-10 eastbound in at Congress Street, around 5:30 p.m. Police and fire rescue units assisted injured victims and worked to determine the cause of the crash. However, officials have not released the drivers’ information or the extent of their injuries.
All lanes reopened by 8:00 p.m., though all traffic was forced to exit at Speedway Boulevard before the crash was cleared.
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.
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.