Phoenix, AZ (October 20, 2022) – An injury collision occurred on the night of Thursday, October 20 in Phoenix. Reports indicate the crash occurred shortly after 10:00 p.m.
Information from local officials shows the accident took place on Interstate 10 near 7th Street/exit 145. One or more people sustained injuries in the wreck.
Multiple responders were seen working in the area shortly after the accident occurred. Police, EMTs, and fire crews rendered aid at the scene and investigated the details of the incident.
Traffic was backed up back to 7th Avenue/exit 144 while emergency crews were present. The eastbound lanes of traffic were stopped and police asked local drivers to find alternate routes.
At this time, the reason the accident took place remains unknown. Authorities in Phoenix continue to investigate.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Arizona Auto Collisions
Car accidents happen in Arizona frequently. On average, over 150,000 auto collisions are reported in Arizona per year. These wrecks cause over 60,000 people to sustain injuries yearly while more than 1,000 people lose their lives. Auto accidents happen for many different reasons. Currently, the leading cause of car wrecks in the United States is distracted driving. Drivers who choose to drive while distracted put themselves and everyone on the road at risk for severe injuries or even death.
Driver negligence is the leading cause of auto collisions in the United States and Arizona. At this time, speeding is the leading cause of car wrecks in the Grand Canyon State. On average, throughout the US, speeding causes over 30% of the fatalities reported in the United States related to car accidents.
When you or someone you love has been hurt by a negligent driver, you may be going through a difficult time. You may be stuck in the hospital recovering and unable to work and make a living. This can be overwhelmingly stressful. Getting injured in an auto accident is not only painful and scary, but it can be emotionally taxing as well. Depending on the circumstances of the wreck, you may have had to witness other people sustaining injuries which can be very hard to bear.
Depending on the nature of your wreck, you may be eligible for compensation that can help you pay for the costs related to your accident. Pain and suffering, lost wages, medical care, vehicle repairs, and more may be able to be compensated for by filing a personal injury claim. A car crash lawyer can help you pay for the expenses that stem from your accident by helping you file a claim for compensation.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Samuel P. Moeller, PLLC work hard to help our clients who have been hurt by driver negligence. Our main goal is to help you recover compensation so you can get your life back to normal.
Call our Arizona law firm at 602-903-2905 as soon as you can to speak to a lawyer regarding your claim. We are here to help you get through this difficult time. Don’t hesitate to call our office so we can help you move forward from the aftermath of your wreck.
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.