Two-Car Crash In Phoenix Leaves Six Injured

The crash led to a closure of the eastbound lane of Indian School Road near 28th Street, and Northbound 28th street is also closed as a precaution.A two-car crash in Phoenix, Arizona, has impacted the local community as several occupants were injured and delays were caused on Indian School Road on May 4, 2012, CBS affiliate Phoenix 5 News reported.

According to the news outlet, the Phoenix Fire Department noted that the accident occurred at roughly 5:30 a.m. at 28th Street and Indian School Road. Officials from the local government noted that the crash left a total of six people injured, and they were transported to the hospital after they were extricated from the vehicle.

The extent of the injuries is still unknown, as the occupants were rushed to the hospital. The crash led to a closure of the eastbound lane of Indian School Road near 28th Street, and Northbound 28th street is also closed as a precaution.

According to Phoenix 5 News, the cause of the crash is unknown, but nothing has been ruled out.

However, a different crash, that occurred in northern Arizona in March, has recently gained attention, as the driver of the car that was involved in an accident that killed five people was charged with driving drunk.

Carl Otto Nathaniel Holm had a blood alcohol level of roughly 0.19 percent, The Associated Press reported. This represents a number that is more than twice the legal limit in the state.

Individuals who have been injured in a crash may want to contact a car accident lawyer to see if any legal recourse is available.

The Arizona Department of Transportation statistics show that of the 106,177 accidents that took place across the country in 2010, 5,489 were alcohol-related. These crashes resulted in 3,724 injuries and 223 fatalities.