Phoenix, AZ – Injury Crash Closes Highway on SR 51 at Glendale Ave
Phoenix, AZ (May 7, 2020) – An injury crash shut down the southbound lanes of State Route 51 at the Glendale Avenue off-ramp in north Phoenix on Thursday night.
Per reports from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, several cars collided in the center lanes of the freeway near Glendale Avenue shortly before 8:00 p.m. Possible serious injuries were reported in the aftermath, and SR 51 southbound remained closed for several hours as a result of the accident.
No additional details were provided by police, though the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
Multi-Car Accidents in Arizona
Multi-car accidents in Arizona are all too common, with almost 127,000 collisions taking place in 2018 alone. In fact, the rate of injurious wrecks, as well as collisions involving multiple vehicles, has increased over the last 10 years.
After a multi-vehicle crash, the stresses for all involved are exacerbated. Oftentimes, victims and their families must deal with insurance companies, long-term injuries, emotional distress, and financial difficulties. Occasionally, victims may succumb to their injuries, leaving grieving families to pick up the pieces. However, those affected can seek help from an Arizona personal injury lawyer and learn more about protecting their legal rights and seeking justice after a multi-car crash.
ELG’s auto accident attorneys in Phoenix have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our Arizona vehicle accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation. Our compassionate attorneys are ready to help you get the justice and fair compensation you deserve after you’ve suffered due to the negligence of another driver.
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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.