Mesa, AZ – Crash Blocks Price Freeway at Elliot Rd
Mesa, AZ (August 4, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash on Sunday afternoon, August 4th, blocked the right lane of traffic on L-101 at Elliot Road.
According to authorities on the scene, the crash occurred around 6:22 p.m., after multiple vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of L-101, also known as the Price Freeway. Police and fire rescue units responded to the scene of the injury wreck, which slowed traffic for about an hour. First responders were assisting injured victims and investigating the cause of the collision, which appeared to involve at least three vehicles.
The drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released at this time, but the accident was cleared by 7:30 p.m.
Injury Crashes in Arizona
Information released by the Arizona Department of Transportation shows that nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018 alone, part of an increase in serious crashes. The latest ADOT data released in 2018 capped a year-over-year rise in injury wrecks since 2015.
Whether it’s medical expenses and critical long-term injuries or job loss and even death, tragic, unforeseen consequences befall victims after a wreck. But victims and their families affected by these unfortunate incidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation today and learn more about your options.
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