Black Canyon City, AZ – Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Crash on I-17 SB
Black Canyon City, AZ (April 26, 2020) – A serious multi-vehicle crash that resulted in injuries was reported on Interstate 17 Sunday night near Black Canyon City.
According to officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-17 near milepost 246. Fire rescue officials say at least one person was transported to the hospital, though the severity of those injuries was not disclosed. DPS added that the wreck occurred around 8:00 p.m. and the area was closed for several hours while DPS investigated.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for a full recovery.
Injurious Crashes in Arizona
Typically caused by impaired, distracted, or otherwise negligent drivers, highway crashes mean severe consequences for those involved. In fact, these serious highway collisions, more than any other type of crash, resulting in injuries or even fatalities. Furthermore, studies show that nearly 90 percent of these accidents are caused by some sort of driver negligence.
Tragic, unforeseen consequences may plague victims and their families after these wrecks. Due to the nature of these serious crashes, victims are much more vulnerable to serious injury or even death. But those affected can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury suit or wrongful death suit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families affected by these critical highway accidents. Contact our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today and safeguard your legal rights.
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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.