Cordes Lakes, AZ – Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Serious Injuries on I-17
Cordes Lakes, AZ (May 17, 2020) – A multi-vehicle crash on Sunday afternoon caused heavy backups and serious injuries on Interstate 17, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
The crash occurred on I-17 near Cordes Lakes around 4:00 p.m., near milepost 256 and State Route 69 in Spring Valley. Authorities say that the wreck blocked multiple southbound lanes of I-17 for several hours but was later cleared. It appears at least one person was treated for serious injuries and taken to a local area hospital.
The victim’s information and their current condition have not been released, but officers say that the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Car Wrecks in Arizona
More than half of the total car wrecks that occurred last year across the state involved more than one injured victim. According to a recent crash data report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 55,000 car accidents total occurred in 2018 throughout Arizona, with more than 30,000 injuries.
From exorbitant medical costs and critical long-term injuries to job hassles, devastating, unforeseen circumstances can plague victims and their families after an injury crash. But those affected can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG 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.