Phoenix, AZ – Police Investigating Injury Car Accident on I-10 at 40th St
Phoenix, AZ (February 22, 2021) – Deputies from the Phoenix Police Department responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-10 at 40th Street on Monday afternoon.
Officials say the multi-vehicle accident happened on Interstate 10 eastbound in the greater Phoenix area. Police officers were dispatched to the scene of the accident around 4:00 p.m., near the 40th Street exit. The vehicles involved were traveling in the center and left lanes of I-10 when they collided in an apparent chain-reaction accident. Though officers with the Phoenix Police Department have not released extensive details regarding the crash, initial reports indicated that two sedans were involved in the accident.
Ambulances and fire rescue units were on the scene and appeared to either treat one victim at the scene or transport at least one person to a local hospital via ambulance. However, the victims’ information and current conditions have not been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their fast recovery.
Interstate Car Accidents in Arizona
Interstate 10 in Arizona is one of the most dangerous highways in the country, ranking in the top five across the nation for fatalities and injuries. In fact, nearly 300,000 motorists travel on Interstate 10 in Phoenix’s stretch of the highway on a daily basis, putting many drivers at risk for serious collisions on the major thoroughfare.
Furthermore, many fatalities on Arizona highways occur each day. By the end of each calendar year, almost 1,000 fatalities are seen statewide as a result of these serious car accidents. And when it comes to these crashes, victims and their families may pay a steep price.
From painful long-term injuries and trauma to emotional distress and financial insecurity for years to come, wrecks cause tragic consequences for both victims and their families. Oftentimes, fatal accidents leave victims’ families to pick up the pieces in the aftermath. Thankfully, those affected can seek help from a Phoenix personal injury lawyer, especially if they’ve been involved in an accident that occurred as a result of the negligent actions of another driver.
At ELG, our skilled team of Arizona injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families.
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 recommendation is to tell them you will seek out counsel first, then call us at ELG. We will gladly review the facts of your case and tailor our advice to match the specific needs of your case.
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Contact our accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation for legal aid. Our compassionate, experienced attorneys are ready to help you secure justice and seek your fair compensation after your accident today.
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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.