Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Two Accidents on L-202 South Mtn
Phoenix, AZ (August 12, 2020) – The Loop 202 South Mountain northbound closed on Wednesday morning after two separate crashes resulting in injuries.
Per reports from the Arizona Department of Public Safety and officers with the Phoenix Police Department, one of the accidents involved two passenger cars and one street sweeper. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), cars were using ramps to continue on Loop 202, but there were heavy delays in the area while officers investigated.
Officers also said the crash occurred in the late evening hours of Tuesday and early morning hours of Wednesday, with the area reopening around 4:20 p.m. No information has been released yet of what caused the crash, but EMTs were dispatched to the scene and treated at least one victim for injuries. Another victim may have been transported to the hospital, though further details on the extent of those injuries and the victims’ identifying information have not been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Car Accidents 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.
Per reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes statewide in 2018. These injurious 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.
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.