Glendale, AZ – Two Hospitalized in Multi-Car Crash at 75th Ave
Glendale, AZ (June 19, 2020) – An officer and a suspect have both been transported to local hospitals with injuries after a crash in Glendale on Wednesday afternoon.
Officers from the Glendale Police Department said that the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. At that time, officers were called to a gas station at 75th Avenue and Glendale Avenue for a report of an armed individual. Two people were fighting at the gas station, and a suspect involved in the incident fled the scene in a vehicle.
A responding Glendale officer was traveling toward the scene and was hit by the suspect’s vehicle as they fled the scene. Following the crash, the suspect and officer were transported to area hospitals; however, their current condition is unknown.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured officer and their family. We hope for their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Arizona
Almost 55,000 car accidents occurred last year alone, with more than 25,000 involving multiple drivers. According to a report released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, multi-car crashes are on the rise statewide.
Car wrecks, especially those that occur as a result of other drivers’ negligent actions, can mean tragic circumstances for victims and their families. From medical bills and serious long-term injuries to job loss, devastating consequences may befall victims and their families. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix personal injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, victims may seek the fair compensation they deserve from wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit.
The accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience advocating for victims and their families and seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 877-3600 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about your options.
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