Chandler, AZ – Two Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash at Elliot Rd & Dobson Rd
Chandler, AZ (September 18, 2020) – Two people have died after a multi-vehicle crash in Chandler on Thursday evening.
Per reports from the Chandler Police Department, the wreck happened shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Elliot Road just east of Dobson Road. A witness at the scene told authorities that a car clipped the back of another vehicle, then crashed into an Amazon delivery truck and another SUV. The car then caught fire, and several bystanders attempted to help the victims inside.
It’s unclear how the accident initially occurred.
Local EMTs arrived at the scene shortly after the crash happened, though both victims were pronounced dead on the scene. Chandler officers have not identified any of the people involved in this incident, and the street was closed for several hours during the investigation. Authorities have not said whether other people were injured in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the deceased victims. Our thoughts are with any injured victims and their families. We hope for their speedy recovery.
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
A recent Arizona crash report released by the Department of Transportation showed almost 35,000 accident injuries statewide in 2018. Of that year’s nearly 55,000 total accidents, more than half involved several injured victims. Oftentimes, victims may even succumb to those injuries, causing a devastating situation that leaves grieving families to pick up the pieces.
In fact, there were 1,010 fatalities on the state’s roads last year, according to the annual crash facts report released Tuesday by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Those involved in multi-vehicle accidents may experience a number of tragic, unforeseen consequences after a wreck, from long-term medical expenses and serious injuries to even job loss or death.
But those affected can contact a Phoenix crash lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek justice from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys in Arizona at ELG have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and know what it takes to secure fair compensation for those affected by accidents.
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. Plus, every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. So at worst, you get free advice. We won’t cut corners or use intake specialists to talk or meet with you. At ELG, we guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters, so you can feel confident and rest assured that we will answer all of your questions. Please reach out to our Arizona car accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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