Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Crash at I-10 & I-17
Phoenix, AZ (March 31, 2020) – The southbound lanes of Interstate 17 at Interstate 10 in Phoenix were closed and injuries were reported following what appeared to be a multi-vehicle truck crash on Tuesday.
According to officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened just before 4:00 p.m. Officers say that a box truck crashed and collided with at least one other vehicle near the Stack Interchange. It appears that one victim was transported to a local area hospital by paramedics, though the extent of their injuries is unknown.
It is unclear what caused the accident, but the accident remains under investigation at this time
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Truck Accidents in Arizona
According to authorities with the Department of Public Safety, there were almost 12,500 truck and bus collisions, 97 of which resulted in deaths in Arizona, in the last year. Nearly 2,728 truck collisions have ended in death, making these accidents some of the most serious and dangerous on the road.
When it comes to truck accidents, victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death as a result of their serious injuries. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a truck accident, it is a good idea to speak with a truck accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG Law, our compassionate attorneys have years of experience in helping victims and families in need after crashes that occur through no fault of their own. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash, you deserve to seek fair reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Please reach out to us for the help you need today at (623) 877-3600.
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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.