Mesa, AZ – Five Critically Injured in Two-Car Accident at 20th St & Baseline Rd
Phoenix, AZ (February 26, 2021) – A crash that occurred in south Phoenix on Thursday night left five people in critical condition, according to reports from the Phoenix Fire Department.
David Ramirez, a department spokesman, said that the accident involved two cars and happened near 20th Street and Baseline Road around 9:00 p.m. Five people were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and Ramirez said two of them had to be extricated from their vehicle. Officers with the Phoenix Police Department did not say how many people were traveling in each vehicle.
A child was also involved in the collision but did not sustain serious injuries. They were treated at the scene.
Authorities are still piecing together the moments leading up to the wreck and have not released further details.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Car Wrecks in Arizona
Hundreds of vehicle accidents occur throughout the state each day. Car accidents in Arizona are an unfortunate but common reality of life, especially those involving injuries. However, car crash victims still suffer physical and emotional trauma, particularly if an accident occurred through no fault of their own. Furthermore, grieving families may be left to pick up the pieces if they lose their loved ones in fatal car wrecks.
According to authorities with the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes statewide in 2018. These accidents mean tragic consequences for victims, like long-term injuries, costly hospital bills, mental distress, and financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from a Phoenix accident lawyer to safeguard their legal rights.
At ELG, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers in Arizona specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents through no fault of their own.
In fact, 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. So at worst, you get free advice.
At ELG, we do not cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you. We guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters, so you can feel confident and assured that we will answer all your questions.
Contact our Arizona accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 or https://www.ELGphx.com/contact/ to schedule your free consultation. Our attorneys are ready to help you learn more about your options after you’ve suffered in a car crash that’s occurred through no fault of your own. Our compassionate, experienced lawyers are prepared to help you and your family seek justice today.
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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.