Tucson, AZ – Officer Injured in Motorcycle Crash at Valencia & Kolb Rds
Tucson, AZ (September 28, 2019) – A Tucson Police Department officer was injured in a collision on Friday after a driver struck his motorcycle.
According to Tucson authorities, the officer suffered minor injuries in the crash, which occurred around 9:20 a.m. at Valencia Road and Kolb Road. Tucson paramedics arrived on the scene to treat the officer, who has not yet been identified. It’s unclear if impairment or speeding was involved in the accident at this time. Per information from the Tucson Police Department, no citations or arrests have been made but the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
Motorcycle crashes accounted for nearly 14 percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide in the last several years. In fact, motorcycle wrecks have more than doubled in the last 25 years, according to data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Crash statistics indicate that one in seven fatalities on the road, throughout the country, occurred on a motorcycle.
Due to the nature of these wrecks, tragic consequences may befall victims after a motorcycle accident, including long-term physical problems, medical bills, and even job loss or death. But the victims and their families affected by these injurious wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement to compensate for their damages from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after motorcycle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own, contact our crash lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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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.