Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-17 at 7th St
Phoenix, AZ (December 9, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash on Monday resulted in at least one injury on Interstate-17 and Loop 101 near 7th Street.
Authorities on the scene say that at least two vehicles were involved in the collision, which occurred in the northbound lanes of I-17, near 7th Street in Phoenix. Police and fire rescue units responded to the multi-vehicle injury accident around 6:30 p.m. to assist the injured victims and investigate the cause of the crash, though they haven’t released further details about the victims’ identities or their current conditions.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
In Arizona, nearly 55,000 accidents and more than 35,000 accident injuries occurred in 2018 alone, part of a continuous year-over-year rise in serious wrecks since 2016. Information from the Arizona Department of Transportation indicates that more traffic is on state highways over the holiday months, leading to an increased risk of these severe events.
Long-term injuries, costly medical bills, and even job loss are just a few of the tragic consequences that may plague victims and their families after an accident. However, those affected 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 car accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families who are affected by serious car wrecks. Contact our knowledgeable auto accident lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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