Phoenix, AZ – Multi-Vehicle Crash Reported on I-17 at Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ (May 12, 2020) – A multi-vehicle crash blocked the right lanes of Interstate 17 at Thomas Road on Tuesday afternoon and resulted in at least one injury.
Officials said that the wreck involved at least two sedans and one SUV, which collided on I-17 northbound at the Thomas Road exit around 4:30 p.m. Fire rescue units, as well as the police, were assisted injured victims and investigated the cause of the wreck. However, the extent of the victims’ injuries has not been released at this time.
The accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Arizona
Of the total accidents that occurred last year, more than half involved two or more vehicles and multiple injured victims. And across the state, data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation showed that these total wrecks numbered more than 55,000, with more than 25,000 injuries in 2018 alone due to these multi-car wrecks.
Serious car accidents as a result of another driver’s negligence can have devastating effects on victims and their families. From medical bills and long-term injuries to even job loss, stressful circumstances may plague victims and their families. But those affected can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto 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.