Tolleson, AZ – Injuries Reported in Truck Accident on I-10 at 91st Ave
Tolleson, AZ (December 5, 2019) – A crash involving a jack-knifed tractor-trailer shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 at the 91st Avenue exit in Tolleson on Thursday morning, resulting in injuries.
According to local officers and fire rescue units, the crash happened just after 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said that the semi-truck lost control and crashed, blocking multiple lanes and colliding with at least one other vehicle. Trooper Jonathan Montes from the Tolleson Police Department said that the vehicle was stuck under the semi, and crews were working to get the driver out. No life-threatening injuries were reported, though Tolleson EMTs were at the scene to treat the trapped driver and transport them to the hospital.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Arizona
In 2012, there were almost 12,500 truck and bus collisions, 97 of which resulted in deaths in Arizona. And nearly 2,728 truck collisions have ended in death, making these accidents some of the most serious and dangerous on the road.
When it comes to truck accidents, victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death as a result of their serious injuries. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a truck accident, 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 compassionate 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 to seek fair reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Please reach out to us for the help you need today at (623) 562-3838.
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