Phoenix, AZ – Officers Investigating Car Crash on I-10 at the I-17 Split
Phoenix, AZ (April 24, 2020) – A crash blocked the right lanes of Interstate 10 just past the Interstate 17 split on Friday afternoon.
Officials at the scene said that the wreck appeared to involve at least two vehicles, which collided in the right lanes of I-10 westbound, also known as the Papago Freeway, at the I-17 split around 2:00 p.m.
Police and fire rescue units responded to the scene of the crash and assisted injured victims. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the wreck and have not released the drivers’ information.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Arizona
More than half of the total wrecks that occurred in 2018 involved at least two vehicles and multiple injured victims across the state of Arizona. According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 55,000 car accidents occurred.
Serious injuries after an accident that occurred through no fault of your own can have devastating consequences on your life. If you or someone you love has been the victim in an accident caused by the reckless, careless, or negligent actions of another driver, you may be entitled to compensation. Those affected by these unfortunate crashes can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help. In some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death 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. It’s important to have a compassionate attorney on your side in the aftermath of a crash. Please reach out to our auto accident lawyers at (623) 321-0566 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options after you’ve suffered in an injurious wreck.
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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.