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Auto Accident Resources in Gilbert, AZ

All across the United States people are injured in car accidents every day. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the state had 126,845 auto accidents reported during 2016.

Of those crashes, 865 led to fatalities and 38,544 caused injuries. The economic losses caused by alcohol-related crashes in the state during the year totaled $2,209,240,000. If you are involved in a car accident, you will need a variety of resources.

When you have been involved in a car accident, you are going to suffer a variety of damages. Those damages might include medical expenses, lost wages, future loss of earnings, and property damages.

In order to be compensated for your losses, you will need to file a personal injury claim. Your attorney can help you file a claim to recover your losses.

Dangerous Roads in Gilbert, AZ

Some roads are much more dangerous than others. The design of the road, the terrain and traffic volume all come into play as far as the safety of a road. Accidents occur on any and all roads, but some are much more likely to have accidents reported on them than others.

Here are some of the more dangerous roads in Gilbert:

  • Camelback Road
    A busy road because it is used by commuters to avoid I-17 and students going to and from Grand Canyon University, there is a flurry of activity on Camelback Road.

  • Chandler Boulevard
    More than 79,000 cars made their way along Chandler Boulevard in the average day. Last year the road saw 49 crashes with 13 injuries.

  • 67th Avenue and Indian School Road
    The intersection of 67th Avenue and Indian School Road sees close to 70,000 cars per day. During 2016, the intersection was the site of 49 crashes and 28 injuries. The intersection is surrounded by apartments and single family homes.

Gilbert, Arizona Auto Accident Resources

What To Do After A Crash in Gilbert, AZ

If you have been involved in a car accident, you need to know what to do to preserve your rights and keep all evidence in place. Always stay on the scene of the accident and make sure a report is completed.

Here are some tips on how to handle a car accident in Gilbert:

  • Call the police. Make sure a report is completed. An officer will come to the scene and investigate the crash.
  • Use your smartphone to take photos of the crash scene. Get photos of damages and visible injuries.
  • Exchange insurance details with the other driver.
  • Get the names and contact information along with written statements from any witnesses.
  • Get checked out at the nearest emergency room.
  • Maintain all documentation and evidence for your personal injury claim.

Gilbert Hospitals

If you have been involved in an auto accident, you should get checked at the nearest emergency room. Some injuries might not be evident at first and others might be worse than they initially appear.

Here are some Gilbert area hospitals where you can get treatment:

  • Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
    3555 S. Val Vista Dr.
    Gilbert, AZ 85297

  • Banner Gateway Medical Center
    1900 N. Higley Road
    Gilbert, AZ 85234

  • Gilbert Hospital
    5656 S. Powder Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85295

Gilbert Auto Body Repair

If you have been in a car accident, your vehicle will likely have damage that may need repairs. A qualified auto body shop can give you a written estimate for repairing the damage. Keep any receipts for damage that you have fixed on your own as well.

If your vehicle must be towed, keep the tow bill. If you use a rental car while your car is inoperable, keep that receipt as well.

Here are local auto body repair shops and towing companies:

  • Earnhardt Auto Body Shops
    1301 N. Colorado St.
    Gilbert, AZ 85233

  • Gateway Auto Body and Paint
    3069 E. Williams Field Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85295

  • KJR Towing
    625 W Guadalupe Rd
    Gilbert, AZ 85233

  • Onager Towing
    553 N. Ithica St.
    Gilbert, AZ 85233

The Most Valuable Resource - A Personal Injury Attorney

While you will need a variety of resources after an auto accident, your most valuable resource will be a personal injury attorney. An attorney can help you file a personal injury claim against the liable party and recover compensation for the damages that you suffered.

Schedule your free case consultation with a personal injury attorney today.