Phoenix, AZ – UPDATE: Fatality Reported in Motorcycle Crash on L-101 at SR 51
Phoenix, AZ (April 12, 2020) – Authorities have released further details after a crash left one person dead Friday evening on the Loop 101 freeway.
According to the Department of Public Safety, it was a two-vehicle collision with one fatality between an SUV and a motorcycle.
Troopers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety shut down the eastbound lanes of the freeway shortly before 6:00 p.m., just west of State Route 51. The lanes were reopened a little over an hour later, though the victim’s name and how the crash happened were not immediately available.
The crash remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Fatal Motorcycle Crashes in Arizona
Motorcycle crashes have more than doubled in the past 25 years across the country. Furthermore, crash statistics show that one in seven deaths on the road occurred on a motorcycle. And worse still, they’re on the rise across Arizona.
From long-term physical issues and medical bills to job loss or even death, victims and families are left to cope with devastating circumstances after a motorcycle wreck. But the victims and their families affected by these injurious wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement to compensate for their damages from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our motorcycle crash attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after motorcycle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own, contact our accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your 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.