Mesa, AZ – Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Injuries on US 60 at Stapley Dr
Mesa, AZ (November 14, 2020) – A multi-car crash on US 60 near Stapley Drive resulted in at least one injury on Saturday afternoon.
According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, emergency crews and local authorities were called to the scene near Stapley around 5:00 p.m. Authorities say a sedan was traveling eastbound on US 60 when it collided with another passenger vehicle, causing an accident that may have involved additional vehicles. The area was closed while police worked to clear the scene and investigate the wreck. However, they haven’t released further details on the events leading up to the collision.
EMTs also responded to the scene shortly after the wreck occurred to treat victims, though the severity of the victims’ injuries is unclear. A dark-colored sedan was photographed at the scene with heavy sustained back damage.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, and the victims are not being identified at this time.
Our thoughts are with any injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injury Multi-Car Accidents in Arizona
Local authorities released a report that showed 130,000 collisions occurred in Arizona last year alone. According to data released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety, more than 11,000 of these collisions involved two drivers or more and several injuries or deaths. Furthermore, there has been a 19% increase in accidents and a 25% overall increase in fatalities across the state in the last decade. Serious motor vehicle crashes have also resulted in billions of dollars in economic losses to the state of Arizona over the past several years.
Multi-vehicle accidents, particularly those causing injuries, are an unfortunately common part of life in Arizona. When multiple victims are injured in an accident, they may have to deal with other drivers’ insurance companies, long-term physical pain, and expensive hospital bills. Occasionally, as a result of these incidents, victims succumb to their injuries, leaving their grieving families to cope with emotional trauma and financial difficulties as a result of another driver’s negligence.
But the victims and their families affected by these wrecks can seek help from a Phoenix injury attorney. A skilled attorney can help victims seek justice and the fair compensation they deserve from suffering in an accident that occurred through no fault of their own.
ELG’s Arizona car accident attorneys have years of experience when it comes to fighting for victims and their families. If you’ve been involved in a crash caused by the negligent actions of another driver, contact our accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your consultation.
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.
That means that you and your family can feel confident and assured that we will answer all your questions. Contact our accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 or to schedule your free consultation for legal aid. Our compassionate, experienced attorneys are ready to help you secure justice and seek your fair compensation after your accident 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.