Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in 3-Car Crash on I-17 SB at Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ (March 3, 2020) – A multi-vehicle crash on Tuesday night blocked the right lanes of Interstate 17 at the start of the Thomas Road off-ramp and resulted in at least one injury.
Authorities were at the scene of the accident, which occurred when three vehicles traveling southbound collided on I-17, also known as the Black Canyon Freeway, around 9:40 p.m. Fire rescue units and Phoenix police authorities were on the scene, and paramedics treated injured victims.
At least three vehicles appear to be involved in the accident, including an SUV and a pickup truck. The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
According to the most recent data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, car accidents are on the rise, with nearly 55,000 injuries and more than 1,000 deaths from crashes in 2018. Furthermore, the winter months bring even more traffic to roads across the state due to holiday activities, increasing the risk of these dangerous crashes.
Oftentimes, tragic consequences result from these car wrecks. Victims and their families may be affected by long-term injuries, expensive medical bills, and even job loss from crashes. But victims and their families can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, get justice from a personal injury or death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience fighting for victims and their families. Contact our knowledgeable car accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today.
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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.