Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: Details Released in Truck Collision at Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ (October 21, 2019) – A car traveling northbound on Seventh Street hit a semi-truck at the Broadway Road intersection early on Monday morning.
According to reports from the Phoenix Police Department, the wreck caused a large fuel spill and road closures in the area. Police officials said the collision shortly after 3:30 a.m. and caused the truck’s fuel tank to rupture and leak. After the initial collision, officials at the scene stated that the semi was pushed into a traffic pole and collided with an unoccupied parked vehicle.
Both drivers involved in the crash were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Their details have not been released and the investigation is ongoing.
The intersection of Seventh Street and Broadway Road was closed while crews worked to clean up the damage and fuel spill. The nearby Circle K parking lot was also taped off to contain the spill.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Collisions 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 truck accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG Law, our 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) 562-3838.
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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.