Avondale, AZ – Multi-Car Wreck Causes Injuries on I-10 at Litchfield Rd
Avondale, AZ (May 2, 2020) – An injury accident that occurred on Saturday in Avondale is under investigation by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
According to police officials, the wreck happened at 6:15 p.m. on Interstate 10 at the Litchfield Road off-ramp. Authorities from DPS said at least three vehicles collided in the eastbound lanes of I-10. It’s not clear how the accident happened at this time.
At least one person was seriously injured in the accident and transported to a local area hospital via ambulance.
Authorities closed the eastbound lanes of I-10 for more than an hour to investigate but have not released further details.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Car Wrecks in Arizona
The latest accident report from the Arizona Department of Transportation showed that there were 130,000 motor vehicle crashes across the state in 2018 alone. At least 37,000 of these total accidents involved two or more individuals in need of medical care or even hospitalization. Furthermore, Interstate 10 is the site of many serious accidents in Arizona, as it is a major thoroughfare for travelers and commuters throughout the state.
Victims who suffer from crash injuries often experience both physical and mental trauma. Furthermore, wreck victims must document their injuries, negotiate with insurance companies, and even take an extended leave from work. But victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in a crash that occurred due to the negligent actions of another driver.
At ELG, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers specializes in advocating for victims and their families after a wreck. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.
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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.