Phoenix, AZ – Several Injuries in Street Sweeper Crash on I-17 at Cactus Rd
Phoenix, AZ (June 11, 2020) – Northbound Interstate 17 has reopened at Cactus Road after a street sweeper with the Arizona Department of Transportation was involved in an injurious crash.
Per reports from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a passenger vehicle struck the street sweeper, causing the sweeper to roll over. It appears two people were ejected in the accident, though it’s unclear which vehicle they were in.
Phoenix fire said the individuals involved were transported to an area hospital via ambulance with serious injuries. Their identifying information and current conditions have not been released.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families for a full recovery.
Injurious Vehicle Accidents in Arizona
With the official start of the warm weather months, the number of vehicles on the roads in Arizona is rising. That rising number means the risk of dangerous auto accidents is heightened. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the number of collisions involving injuries or fatalities has grown over the last 10 years. In fact, 2018 saw more traffic deaths than any other year in the past decade, especially those involving large vehicles.
These collisions often result in exorbitant, unforeseen costs for victims and their families. But those affected by dangerous auto accidents can contact an auto accident attorney in Phoenix and, in some cases, get the justice they deserve.
Our knowledgeable Arizona auto accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience in fighting for victims and families to get fair compensation after an auto accident.
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. Contact our accident attorneys in Arizona at (623) 877-3600, and schedule a free consultation 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.