Phoenix, AZ – Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Injuries on I-17 at 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ (May 11, 2020) – A multi-vehicle crash blocked several lanes of Interstate 17 near 7th Avenue and resulted in injuries on Monday afternoon.
Local authorities said that the crash occurred when several cars and a large camper collided in the left lanes of I-17 eastbound around 1:30 p.m. Fire rescue and police units were on the scene to assist injured victims and determine the cause of the wreck, though they have not released the drivers’ information or the extent of the injuries sustained at this time.
The accident remains under investigation, and the roadway was closed for several hours while police cleared the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Arizona
According to recent statewide crash numbers cited by local authorities, more than half of last year’s 55,000 total car accidents involved two or more vehicles. The Arizona Department of Transportation notes that nearly 35,000 accident injuries occurred across Arizona in 2018.
Tragic, unforeseen results may plague victims and their families after a wreck, from long-term medical expenses and serious injuries to even job loss or death. But those affected by these unfortunate accidents can contact a Phoenix crash lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek justice from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience fighting for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our car accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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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.