Phoenix, AZ (December 13, 2022) – A wrong-way accident in central Phoenix closed part of State Route 51 on Tuesday morning, December 13. According to information provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a wrong-way driver headed south in the northbound lanes caused the accident.
The wrong-way driver collided with another vehicle near McDowell Road at approximately 2:00 a.m. Video from the scene showed an SUV with significant damage to its front end.
At least two people sustained injuries in the accident. They were transported to the hospital by ambulance from the scene.
The northbound lanes of SR-51 were closed while police investigated the crash scene. Details concerning the incident have not been reported at this time.
Authorities continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Arizona Auto Collisions
Arizona car accidents happen all too frequently, over 160,000 times per year. Those injured in these wrecks often suffer a great deal, spending prolonged periods of time in the hospital attempting to recover. While there, they miss work and undergo invasive medical procedures that take up a lot of time, money, and energy. All in all, being hurt in a car crash is a difficult and strenuous experience.
When you’re injured in a crash caused by another person, you may wonder whether you can get help recovering. If you’re able to prove that another person caused your injuries, you can file a personal injury claim with an attorney. By doing this, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for medical care, repairs to your car, wage loss, and more. Even things like pain, suffering, loss of life enjoyment, and more may be eligible for financial compensation.
The attorneys at the law office of Samuel P. Moeller have been working for decades to help injured crash victims make full financial recoveries. It is our duty to help people like you get their lives back on track after they were derailed by the careless, reckless, and negligent actions of other drivers. Unfortunately, driver negligence is a serious issue that plagues millions of people throughout the United States. Every year, over 2 million people suffer severe injuries due to the actions of negligent drivers.
Contact the law office of Samuel P. Moeller at your earliest convenience if you were hurt by the actions of a negligent driver. You deserve all the help available to you during this difficult time in your life. Call our law office at 602-903-2905.
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.