Phoenix, AZ (September 27, 2022) – A serious car crash happened in Phoenix on the night of September 27. The incident was reported to officials in the area at around 8:30 p.m.
Information provided by officials shows that the wreck occurred on I-17 near SR-179. The total number of injured parties has not been reported at this time.
One or more people were in need of medical care at the wreck site, however, their names and current health conditions remain unknown.
Police and other responders worked at the wreck site for an extended period of time, near milepost 302. The left lane of traffic was closed while emergency crews were present.
Investigations into the details of the accident are being carried out by local authorities.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Arizona Vehicle Wrecks
Millions of car crashes happen in the United States per year. On average, there are more than 6 million vehicle wrecks reported here that cause injuries to over 3 million people. Sadly, close to 40,000 individuals lose their lives per year in car accidents in the United States. In the state of Arizona, there are roughly 160,000 car wrecks per year that injure more than 50,000 people and take the lives of over 1,000.
It can be stressful and overwhelming to suffer serious injuries in a car wreck. It can also be painful and scary, especially if your injuries require you to stay in the hospital for a prolonged period of time. Being unable to work due to severe injuries can be stressful, and the gravity of the situation may be taking a toll on you mentally and physically.
You may be wondering how the accident happened. This is one of the most important questions related to your case. Depending on who/what led to your wreck, you may qualify for financial compensation that can pay for wage loss, vehicle repairs, medical care costs, and more. The majority of the auto wrecks reported in the United States are the result of driver negligence. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that between 94 and 96% of the collisions that occur in the United States are caused by negligent drivers.
A Phoenix personal injury attorney can help you learn about your legal right toward financial compensation in the circumstance that a negligent driver caused you or someone you love to become injured. Even if you were partially responsible for the cause of the accident, you may still be eligible to collect compensation to help pay for the damages you face.
For instance, if a court finds you to be 25% responsible for your accident, you may be eligible to collect 75% of the compensation available for your injuries and losses. An attorney from the law offices of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC, will be able to help you figure out everything you need to know about personal injury law so you can get the compensation necessary to help you recover.
If you have been victimized by a negligent driver, contact the law office of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC. You can reach our office at 602-903-2905 to speak with a lawyer about your case.
Note: Our writers have used outside and secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include local and state police accident reports, news and social media outlets, as well as eyewitness accounts about accidents that take place in Arizona. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this incident. If you locate any information that is incorrect, please contact our firm right away so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post if requested.
Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be medical advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately. None of this information should be considered legal advice. Speak to legal counsel about the specifics surrounding your injury accident. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene. This is not a solicitation for business.