Flagstaff, AZ – Serious Wreck Closes I-40 Near Winona
Flagstaff, AZ (August 31, 2019) – A serious crash closed Interstate 40 near Winona on Saturday evening.
According to authorities, the wreck involved multiple vehicles, which collided in the center lanes of I-40 westbound at milepost 218, around 9:00 p.m.
Police and fire rescue units responded to the scene to assist injured victims, though authorities have not released the drivers’ information or the extent of their injuries at this time.
An investigating into the cause of the wreck is still underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Crashes in Arizona
Across the state, more than half of the car accidents that occurred in 2018 involved at least two vehicles and more than one injured victim. And according to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona’s total car accidents numbered more than 55,000 in the last year alone.
Victims and their families may suffer devastating consequences after an accident where another driver was at fault. Whether it’s costly medical bills, long-term injuries or even job loss, unfortunate results follow these serious accidents. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix 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 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) 562-3838 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.