Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Crash on I-17 at Buckeye Rd
Phoenix, AZ (May 30, 2020) – A multi-vehicle accident on Saturday evening blocked the left lanes of I-17 past the off-ramp at Buckeye Road.
According to authorities at the scene of the wreck, the multi-vehicle crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. when at least two sedans and one cargo van collided in the left lanes of the I-17 Black Canyon Freeway. Police and fire rescue were assisting injured victims and investigating the cause of the crash on I-17 northbound. EMTs were also at the scene, though it’s unclear how many victims were transported to the hospital.
The drivers’ information and their current conditions have not been released at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
Per a recent report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred across the state in 2018, part of a year-over-year rise in serious injury wrecks since 2015. Of the nearly 55,000 total accidents last year, more than half of those crashes involved multiple injured victims and several vehicles.
From serious long-term injuries and costly medical bills to job loss or even death, tragic results may plague victims and their families after a crash. But those affected by serious accidents can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek fair compensation from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our skilled accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Even minor collisions can cause stress, hassle, and emotional or physical harm in the long term. Contact our skilled auto accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free, no-hassle 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.