Tucson, AZ – Multi-Car Crash Results in Injuries on I-10 at the 4th Ave Exit
Tucson, AZ (February 22, 2020) – A crash that blocked traffic on Interstate 10 has resulted in possible serious injuries, according to authorities from the Tucson Police Department.
Officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation and police officers said that details are limited but that the crash blocked the left two lanes on westbound Interstate 10 at the 4th Avenue and 6th Avenue exits
Investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety said one car spun out on the freeway, with the driver suffering a possible medical episode. It’s unclear what the driver’s condition is at this time, or if any other drivers or passengers involved were injured. EMTs were on the scene and appeared to treat at least one person involved in the accident.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injurious Car Accidents in Arizona
Serious vehicle accidents are on the rise in Arizona, with nearly 38,000 injuries occurring from car crashes in 2017. These numbers are part of an upward trend in serious incidents across the state, with crash numbers for 2018 following suit in this year-over-year rise since 2016. With more vehicles on the road each year, the risk of these dangerous incidents is heightened.
From costly medical expenses to long-term injuries and job loss, serious car wrecks have tragic consequences. However, victims and their families can contact a car accident lawyer in Phoenix for help. In some cases, victims and their families can get the justice they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable car accident lawyers at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families. Contact our skilled auto accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 today to schedule a free consultation.
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