Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Crash on L-101 at Tatum Blvd
Phoenix, AZ (August 22, 2020) – At least one person has sustained serious injuries after a multi-car crash that occurred near Loop 101 and Tatum Boulevard on Saturday evening.
Officers with the Phoenix Police Department and DPS troopers say that they were dispatched to the scene of the accident around 8:20 p.m. Per initial reports, the wreck occurred on westbound Loop 101. Authorities say that at least one driver sustained serious injuries in the collision and was transported to a hospital via ambulance for evaluation.
Officials say that another driver involved in the crash is in custody, and impairment is currently being investigated as a possible cause of the accident.
Shortly after the first collision occurred, another wreck happened around 9:50 p.m. involving four vehicles just east of the first accident.
The cause of this accident is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Car Wrecks in Arizona
Hundreds of vehicle accidents occur throughout the state each day. Car accidents are an unfortunate but common reality of life, especially those involving injuries. However, car crash victims still suffer physical and emotional trauma, particularly if an accident occurred through no fault of their own. Furthermore, grieving families may be left to pick up the pieces if they lose their loved ones in fatal car wrecks.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes statewide in 2018. These accidents mean tragic consequences for victims, like long-term injuries, costly hospital bills, mental distress, and financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from a Phoenix accident lawyer to safeguard their legal rights.
At ELG, our skilled team of injury accident lawyers in Arizona specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents through no fault of their own.
In fact, when we represent a client and an adverse insurance company asks us to allow for a recorded statement from our client, 99% of the time the answer is a definitive no! Our recommendation is to tell them you will seek out counsel first, then call us at ELG. We will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of your case. Every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. So at worst, you get free advice.
At ELG, we do not cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you. And we guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters, so you can feel confident and assured that we will answer all your questions.
Contact our Arizona accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation. Our attorneys are ready to help you learn more about your options after you’ve suffered in a car crash that’s occurred through no fault of your own. Our compassionate, experienced lawyers are prepared to help you and your family seek justice 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.