Phoenix, AZ – 3-Car Crash Results in Multiple Injuries on I-17
Phoenix, AZ (September 9, 2019) – At least three vehicles collided on Interstate 17 Monday afternoon, resulting in multiple injured victims and extensive property damage.
According to the Phoenix Police Department, all vehicles involved were traveling on I-17 southbound, also known as the Black Canyon Freeway, near Thunderbird Road when the accident occurred. Police officials say that a red four-door sedan attempting to merge collided with a blue sedan in the left lanes. After the two collided, a gray Hyundai rear-ended the blue sedan. All three vehicles sustained damage in the wreck.
Phoenix fire rescue units and paramedics arrived at the scene around 4:45 p.m., where they assisted two injured women and transported at least one victim to a local hospital. However, no further details were released regarding the drivers’ information or their current conditions at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Crashes in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Transportation’s recent accident report showed that there were more than 130,000 crashes across the state in 2018. Unfortunately, these wrecks resulted in numerous injuries. In fact, at least 37,000 wrecks involved at least two victims with serious injuries requiring medical attention or hospitalization.
When drivers or their passengers are wounded in a crash, they often have to cope with both physical problems and emotional trauma. Wreck victims may be required to document their injuries, negotiate with insurance companies, and take time away from work, resulting in lost wages. Thankfully, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in a wreck caused by the negligence of another driver.
Our skilled team of injury accident lawyers at ELG Law specializes in fighting for victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.
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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.