Chandler, AZ – Authorities Investigating Injury Crash on SR 87 Near Lower Santan
Chandler, AZ (April 8, 2020) – A serious crash blocked multiple lanes of State Route 87 near Lower Santan Village south of Chandler and resulted in at least one injured victim on Wednesday morning.
Authorities say that the crash occurred when several vehicles collided in the right lanes of SR 87 southbound, also known as the Beeline Highway, around 8:40 a.m. Police and fire rescue units were at the scene to assist injured victims and determine the cause of the crash, though the drivers’ information has not been released at this time. However, at least one person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, and the wreck eventually closed both sides of the highway.
The accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Arizona
Statewide, nearly 55,000 car accidents occurred in 2018 across Arizona alone. Of the wrecks that occurred, more than half were multi-vehicle accidents, with at least two cars involved. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, these accidents are on the rise across the state and often result in serious circumstances for victims and their families.
Whether it’s expensive medical bills, long-term job stress or job loss, tragic consequences may befall victims and their families following car accidents. But those affected by these unfortunate accidents can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims and their families can seek fair compensation from a wrongful death suit or personal injury 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) 877-3600 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.