Phoenix, AZ – Authorities Investigating Injury Wreck at I-10 & I-17 Stack
Phoenix, AZ (April 26, 2020) – The southbound lanes of Interstate 17 at Interstate 10 in Phoenix were closed and injuries were reported following an apparent multi-car crash on Sunday.
According to officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened just before 5:00 a.m. Officers say that a sedan crashed and collided with at least one other vehicle at the I-10 and I-17 Stack Interchange. At least one victim appeared to be transported to an area hospital by Phoenix paramedics, but their identifying information and current condition have not been released.
It is unclear what caused the crash, though 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 Interstate Wrecks in Arizona
Per the most recent accident data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, almost 12,500 interstate collisions, 97 of which resulted in deaths in Arizona, occurred in the last year. Collisions on busy highways are some of the most serious and dangerous on the road because of the speed, the number of vehicles involved, and the greater potential for disastrous consequences.
Due to the nature of these accidents, victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death as a result of their injuries. If you have been injured or lost a loved one as a result of a highway accident, contact an accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG, our compassionate attorneys have years of experience advocating for victims and families in need. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash that occurred through no fault of your own, you deserve to seek fair reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Please contact our injury lawyers for the help you need today at (623) 877-3600.
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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.