Youngberg, AZ (July 27, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash closed State Route 88 on Saturday evening, July 27th.
According to authorities on the scene, multiple vehicles traveling eastbound collided on SR 88 eastbound, also known as the Apache Trail, near milepost 207 and Tortilla Flat. Fire rescue units and police officers responded to the accident around 8:55 p.m. to assist injured victims and investigate the cause of the accident, which appeared to involve at least two vehicles.
The highway reopened just before 10:00 p.m., but the drivers’ information, as well as their conditions, have not yet been released.
In 2018, nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries happened throughout Arizona, part of a steady year-over-year rise in serious wrecks since 2016. And the summer months bring more traffic to state highways, according to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, leading to an increased risk of these severe events.
Severe long-term injuries, costly medical bills, and even job loss may plague victims and their families after a car accident. But those affected can contact a Phoenix car accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek justice and their fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families who are affected by serious car wrecks. Contact our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation 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.
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