Phoenix, AZ – Serious Injury Reported in Truck Crash at 83rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ (May 14, 2020) – An accident involving a semi-truck in Phoenix left one person seriously injured on Wednesday morning, per reports from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were called to the area of Broadway Road and 83rd Avenue around 10:00 a.m. At that time, they discovered that the crash involved a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle, said Sgt. Calbert Gillett, a spokesman with the Sheriff’s Office. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, Sgt. Gillett said. No other occupants were in the car at the time of the accident.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, and no further details are available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Truck Accidents in Arizona
There were almost 12,500 truck and bus accidents across Arizona in 2012, 97 of which resulted in deaths. And almost 2,728 crashes with trucks ended in at least one fatality, making truck collisions one of the most serious and dangerous threats that motorists encounter on the road.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in one of these accidents, it is a good idea to speak with a Phoenix truck accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG, our Arizona personal injury attorneys have years of experience in helping victims and families in need after crashes that occur through no fault of their own. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash, you deserve reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and more. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at (623) 877-3600.
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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.