Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in 2-Car Crash on I-17 NB at 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ (February 14, 2020) – Injuries were reported after a two-car crash occurred on Interstate 17 near 19th Avenue on Friday evening.
Phoenix police officials said that one white sedan appeared to rear-end a burgundy SUV in the left lanes of I-17 northbound just before 19th Avenue around 7:15 p.m. According to police records, at least one victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance by Phoenix EMTs, though it appears other victims were treated at the scene.
It’s unclear whether speed or impairment were factors in the crash. No citations have been issued at this time.
Officers from the Phoenix Police Department say the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Arizona
Data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation reveals that nearly 130,000 accidents took place across the country last year alone. More than two drivers and multiple injuries or even deaths occurred in almost 11,000 of those collisions.
Following these serious collisions, victims and their families often have to deal with insurance companies, emotional distress, and financial issues. This is especially true if the crash was caused by a negligent or distracted driver. However, those affected can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about protecting their legal rights or seeking compensation after a serious crash that occurred due to another driver’s negligence.
ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered from an accident caused by the negligent actions of other drivers. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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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.