Tucson, AZ (July 23, 2019) – Medical care was given by multiple patients who fell victim to a car crash on State Route 85 in Tucson. The accident occurred on Friday afternoon at 2:10 p.m.
At the time, police claim that a border patrol agent was patrolling around the area when he noticed a head-on collision that took place between an SUV and a sedan that had eight occupants. Some of the occupants were identified as children.
Local EMS and border patrol agents treated multiple parties who had injuries, as well as prepared landing zones for four helicopters that arrived at the scene of the crash to assist those with serious injuries.
Some children were even taken to Phoenix-area hospitals.
The accident is currently being investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Our sincerest thoughts are genuinely extended to the parties injured in this accident.
Statistics showed that, in 2017 alone, approximately 55,000 people were injured in serious Arizona car accidents. These accidents happen for many negligent reasons including distractions, speeding, drunk driving, and more. If you or someone you love has suffered the devastating consequences of a car accident, our Arizona car accident attorneys are here in your time of need.
At ELG Law, our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys are here to assist you during one of the most difficult times in your life. We will help you collect compensation for a variety of damages. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (623) 562-3838 for more information on how we can assist you.
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