Phoenix, AZ – Officers Investigating Injury Crash on I-17 at the I-10 Split
Phoenix, AZ (July 19, 2020) – A crash in the left and HOV lanes of Interstate 17 at the Interstate 10 Split on Sunday morning caused serious backups and resulted in several injuries.
Per reports from officers at the Phoenix Police Department, the wreck was reported around 11:30 a.m. Officials at the scene said that the wreck appeared to involve at least two vehicles, which collided in the left lanes of I-17 southbound near the I-17 Split. Phoenix EMTs and fire rescue units also responded to the scene of the crash and assisted injured victims, though they did not say how many injured victims were involved in the accident. News footage from the scene and details released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety indicated that several passengers in both vehicles may have been injured as well.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the wreck and have not released the drivers’ information or the extent of their injuries at this time.
The wreck remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Multi-Car 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.
And we will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of your case. Every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. At worst, you get free advice in your time of need from our skilled attorneys.
Furthermore, we do not cut corners. Instead of using intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you, we guarantee your consultation will be with one of our experienced injury attorneys that only handle accident matters. That means that you and your family can feel confident and rest assured that we will answer all your questions. Please reach out to our auto accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options after you’ve suffered in an injurious wreck. We are here to help you safeguard your legal rights after you’ve suffered in an accident that has occurred through no fault of your own.
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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.