Chandler, AZ – 2-Car Crash Injures Officer at Warner Rd & Hartford StArizona Legal News
Chandler, AZ (November 9, 2019) – A two-car crash involving a Chandler Police patrol car left one officer with minor injuries on Friday night.
According to Sgt. Jason McClimans from the Chandler Police Department, the two-car collision happened at Warner Road and Hartford Street, just east of Alma School Road, around 7:00 p.m. McClimans said that the officer in the patrol vehicle attempted to swerve and avoid a car that turned left in front of them. The patrol car then crashed into a light pole and caught fire.
The officer suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital via ambulance. The other driver was not injured in the accident.
Police said the investigation of the accident is ongoing and closed the surrounding roads for several hours.
Our thoughts are with the injured officer and their family in hopes of a quick recovery.
Injurious Accidents in Arizona
Each day, hundreds of vehicle accidents occur throughout the state of Arizona. And though car accidents are an unfortunate but common reality of life, victims still suffer physical and emotional trauma. This is particularly true if an accident occurred through no fault of their own.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, nearly 50,000 injuries occurred as a result of crashes statewide in 2018. These injurious accidents mean tragic consequences for victims, like long-term injuries, costly hospital bills, mental distress, and financial difficulties. But those affected can seek help from an accident lawyer to safeguard their legal rights.
At ELG Law, our skilled, compassionate team of injury accident lawyers specializes in fighting for victims and their families after they’ve experienced these devastating incidents through no fault of their own. Contact our accident attorneys at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation. Our attorneys have years of knowledge behind them and are ready to help you and your family 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.