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Phoenix, AZ – Serious Injuries Reported in Head-on Crash at 19th Ave & Cactus Rd

Phoenix, AZ – Serious Injuries Reported in Head-on Crash at 19th Ave & Cactus Rd

Phoenix, AZ (December 12, 2020) – Two people were seriously injured after a head-on crash occurred in north Phoenix on Saturday night.

Per reports from the Phoenix Police Department and a Phoenix Fire Department spokesperson, the crash happened on 19th Avenue, just south of Cactus Road, around 7:45 p.m. Phoenix police dispatched to the scene said that a red car traveling southbound on 19th Avenue crossed over the middle line and struck a northbound-traveling SUV.

The driver of the red vehicle and a 10-year-old child who wasn’t wearing a seat belt were both transported to the hospital in serious condition. Phoenix fire said both had critical injuries but were taken to area medical centers in stable condition. Police are investigating possible impairment for the driver of the red vehicle. It was unclear if anyone in the SUV was hurt, but the accident remains under investigation at this time.

We would like to extend our thoughts to the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Arizona

12.12 Phoenix, AZ - Serious Injuries Reported in Head-on Crash at 19th Ave & Cactus RdThe interstates in Arizona are some of the most dangerous highways in the country, ranking in the top five across the nation for fatalities and injuries. In fact, hundreds of thousands of motorists travel on the highways in the greater Phoenix area on a daily basis, putting many drivers at risk for serious collisions on the major thoroughfares.

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. 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.

Every consultation is free and there is no obligation to retain us. At ELG, we do not cut corners and use intake specialists or a non-attorney to talk or meet with you.

Contact our accident attorneys in Arizona today at (623) 877-3600 or https://www.ELGphx.com/contact/ 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.

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.