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Phoenix, AZ – Officers Investigating Fatal Car Crash on L-101 at 7th Ave

Phoenix, AZ – Officers Investigating Fatal Car Crash on L-101 at 7th Ave

Phoenix, AZ (September 12, 2020) – Officers with the Phoenix Police Department say that the Loop 101 eastbound at 7th Avenue has reopened Saturday after a fatal crash that occurred around 4:20 a.m.

According to officials with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash involved a commercial vehicle and a passenger car. DPS has confirmed that at least one person was pronounced dead at the scene, and all traffic was directed off the freeway so that officers could investigate.

The crash closed down the freeway for several hours while EMTs and Phoenix officers responded to the accident. No additional information has been released including, the cause of the crash.

This investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.

Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the deceased victims. Our thoughts are with any injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - Officers Investigating Fatal Car Crash on L-101 at 7th AvePer a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Arizona is one of the top five most dangerous states in the country for drivers and pedestrians. Fatalities and injuries from accidents are especially prevalent during the warmer months between May and September.

Victims of these injury crashes go through physical and emotional trauma, often having to document their injuries, negotiate with insurance companies, and even deal with job loss. Plus, grieving families who lose their loved ones in fatal accidents are left to pick up the pieces in the aftermath. But these individuals who are affected can seek help from a Phoenix personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in an accident that’s caused by the negligent actions of another driver.

After an Arizona car accident, your phone may start ringing, and when you pick it up, it is a friendly insurance adjuster wanting to speak with you. They sound friendly and they make you think that they care about your interests. They actually may sound reassuring. However, be aware that if an insurance representative asks you to give them a statement, you may not have to do so, and it may actually not be in your best interest. In fact, at ELG, 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 experienced car accident attorneys have advocated for many victims involved in accidents. As you face a wide variety of damages and seek your fair compensation after a crash, you may have questions about safeguarding your legal rights.

At ELG, we do not cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you. Our experienced, compassionate staff guarantee your consultation will be with one of our injury attorneys who only handle accident matters, so you and your family can feel confident and rest assured that we will answer all your questions.

Our skilled team of injury accident lawyers in Arizona at ELG specializes in fighting for victims and their families after a wreck. Contact our Arizona accident attorneys today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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.