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Phoenix, AZ – Four Children Seriously Injured in Two-Car Crash at Central Ave & Watkins St

Phoenix, AZ – Four Children Seriously Injured in Two-Car Crash at Central Ave & Watkins St

Phoenix, AZ (December 16, 2020) – Four children were injured in a crash involving two vehicles that occurred in south Phoenix on Wednesday evening.

According to Phoenix fire rescue and officers with the Phoenix Police Department, emergency crews responded to the crash shortly after 5:30 p.m. Authorities say that the accident happened at Central Avenue and Watkins Street, just south of Interstate 17. A Phoenix Fire spokesman said a 6-year-old boy, a 12-year-old boy, and a 15-year-old boy were all transported to an area medical center, where they were hospitalized in critical condition. Another victim of the crash, a 10-year-old boy, was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

Phoenix police officers are investigating the events that led to the crash. Nobody in the second vehicle needed to be hospitalized, police say.

The cause of this accident is currently under investigation, and further details are not available at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Arizona

12.16 Phoenix, AZ - Four Children Seriously Injured in Two-Car Crash at Central Ave & Watkins StHundreds of vehicle accidents occur throughout the state each day. Car accidents are an unfortunate but common reality of life, especially those involving injuries. However, car crash victims still suffer physical and emotional trauma that changes their lives, particularly if an accident occurred through no fault of their own. They may be left to cope with serious consequences at the hands of a negligent party.

Furthermore, grieving families may be left to pick up the pieces if they lose their loved ones in these serious car accidents.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes statewide in 2018. These accidents mean tragic consequences for victims, like long-term injuries, costly hospital bills, mental distress, and financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from a Phoenix accident lawyer to safeguard their legal rights.

At ELG, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers in Arizona specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents through no fault of their own.

In fact, when we represent a client and an adverse insurance company asks us to allow for a recorded statement from our client, 99% of the time the answer is a definitive no! Our recommendation is to tell them you will seek out counsel first, then call us at ELG. We will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of your case. Every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. So at worst, you get free advice.

At ELG, we do not cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you. Plus, we guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters, so you can feel confident and assured that we will answer all your questions.

Contact our Arizona accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation. Our attorneys are ready to help you learn more about your options after you’ve suffered in a car crash that’s occurred through no fault of your own. Our compassionate, experienced lawyers are prepared to help you and your family seek justice today.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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.