Payson, AZ – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on SR 87 Near Tonto
Payson, AZ (May 23, 2020) – Several vehicles collided on State Route 87 in Payson on Saturday evening, causing at least one injury.
Officers from the local police department say that the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on SR 87 near Tonto and SR 188, at milepost 233. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the right lanes of the highway were closed while authorities investigated and cleared the wreckage.
It is unclear what caused the accident and how many other victims were injured, but the accident remains under investigation at this time
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Highway Accidents in Arizona
Per authorities with the Department of Public Safety, there were thousands of highway accidents in the past several years, hundreds of which resulted in deaths in Arizona. In fact, these critical highway accidents are some of the most serious and dangerous on the road.
When it comes to highway accidents, victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death as a result of their serious injuries. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a highway accident, it is a good idea to speak with an accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG, our compassionate injury attorneys have years of experience in helping victims and families in need after crashes that occur through no fault of their own. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash, you deserve to seek fair reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Please reach out for the help you need today at (623) 877-3600.
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