Phoenix, AZ – Bus Accident Causes Injuries on I-17 Near Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ (March 24, 2020) – A bus accident blocked multiple lanes of Interstate 17 near Indian School Road on Tuesday and resulted in at least one serious injury.
Officials say that the crash occurred when multiple passenger vehicles collided in the left lanes of I-17 northbound at Indian School Road around 4:30 p.m. Police and fire rescue units responded to the injury accident to assist victims and determine the cause of the wreck, though they have not released the drivers’ information at this time. It appears that one of the vehicles, a bus, rear-ended another car, though it’s not clear how the accident initially occurred.
The accident remains under investigation at this time, and further details have not been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Car Wrecks in Arizona
Officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation have released their latest crash data, showing that nearly 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018. According to this accident data, more than half of last year’s 55,000 total crashes that occurred also involved more than one vehicle and several injured victims. Oftentimes. highway accidents involve large trucks or buses, making the consequences for victims that much more serious.
Tragic, unforeseen circumstances may plague victims and their families in the aftermath of a crash, including medical expenses and serious long-term injuries or even death. But those affected by these serious incidents can contact a Phoenix crash lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek justice from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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.