Phoenix, AZ – Officer Injured in Car Accident on AZ-51
Phoenix, AZ (November 5, 2019) – Early yesterday morning around 1:45 a.m., a Tempe officer was injured in a serious car accident on AZ-51 involving two vehicles.
According to authorities, the accident occurred when two officers were headed to handle a missing person case and were traveling along in two separate vehicles. One officer’s vehicle collided with another vehicle near an exit on the highway. The second officer’s vehicle became involved in the collision as well.
The driver of the passenger vehicle was identified as a 27-year-old man from Ohio, who was hospitalized with serious injuries. His identity is not yet known. The officer whose vehicle initially struck the passenger vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The collision remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Arizona
Just last year, it was determined that 53,376 total injuries were reported in Arizona car accidents that sometimes happened at the hands of negligent parties. Some of the most common forms of negligence that lead to injuries every year include aspects like distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. When victims are harmed due to the negligence of another party, it is important that they receive the compensation they deserve to move forward. It is essential that victims speak with a skilled car accident attorney in Arizona immediately.
At ELG Law, our skilled attorneys want to ensure that victims know their legal rights are protected every step of the way as they face the legal system for the first time. We will fight aggressively to protect your rights so that you can move forward in your time of need. Please contact our professional attorneys at (623) 562-3838 for more information on your legal options.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.