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Chandler, AZ – Fatal Car Accident Reported on I-10 at Queen Creek & Wild Horse Pass

Chandler, AZ – Fatal Car Accident Reported on I-10 at Queen Creek & Wild Horse Pass

Chandler, AZ (October 8, 2020) – Deputies from the Chandler Police Department have released further details after a serious accident involving injuries and at least one fatality on Interstate 10 at Queen Creek Road and Wild Horse Pass on Wednesday evening.

Chandler police say that one person was killed in the crash, which occurred on eastbound Interstate 10 just outside Phoenix late Wednesday night. Officers say that the accident happened around 11:15 p.m. near Queen Creek and Wild Horse Pass.

While police have not released any specific details, the Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed the fatality and said that a tribal member was involved. The Gila River Police Department is now handling the investigation.

Aerial video showed a mangled car being removed from the scene shortly after sunrise. Interstate 10 eastbound was closed as a result of the accident, with traffic being routed off at Queen Creek Road. One lane was reopened several hours later, but the backup was significant.

The investigation into the accident continues at this time.

Our thoughts are with any injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their fast recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Arizona

Chandler, AZ - Fatal Car Accident Reported on I-10 at Queen Creek & Wild Horse PassRanking in the top five across the nation for fatalities and injuries, Interstate 10 in Arizona is one of the most dangerous roads in the country. In fact, nearly 300,000 motorists travel on Phoenix’s stretch of the highway on a daily basis, putting several drivers at risk on the major thoroughfare.

Plus, many fatalities on all Arizona highways occur each day, especially as a result of multi-vehicle accidents and even common rear-end crashes. By the end of each calendar year, hundreds of fatalities are seen statewide as a result of these serious accidents due to speed and traffic. And when it comes to these crashes, victims and their families may pay a steep price.

From painful long-term injuries and trauma to emotional distress and financial insecurity for years to come, these crashes cause tragic consequences for both victims and their families. Oftentimes, fatal accidents leave victims’ families to pick up the pieces in the aftermath. Thankfully, those affected can seek help from a Phoenix personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in an accident that occurred as a result of the negligent actions of another driver.

At ELG, our skilled team of Arizona injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families.

In fact, at ELG, when we represent a client and an adverse insurance company asks us to allow for a recorded statement from our client, 99% of the time the answer is a definitive no! Our recommendation is to tell them you will seek out counsel first, then call us at ELG. We will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of your case.

Every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. At ELG, we do not cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you.

Contact our accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid. Our compassionate, experienced attorneys are ready to help you secure justice and seek your fair compensation after your accident today.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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.