Mesa, AZ (October 7, 2019) – An officer and his vehicle were struck by a driver in a Mesa neighborhood on Monday morning.
Authorities created a large perimeter around the Mesa neighborhood to search for the man who hit the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputy and his vehicle. The perimeter was set up just off of Broadway Road and 96th Street up to Crimson Road.
The officer was treated at the scene and transported to a local hospital but did not sustain serious injuries.
Officials believe that there may have been more than one person in the car that hit the deputy. Two people have been detained for questioning in the incident at this time. The Mesa Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety are still investigating.
Our thoughts are extended to the injured officer in hopes of a quick recovery.
More than 30,000 auto accidents involving injuries occur in Arizona each year. And several of those crashes are pedestrian accidents, where pedestrians are struck and often seriously injured by vehicles. Oftentimes, distracted drivers are responsible for these serious incidents.
Victims who sustain injuries in these collisions are often left with high costs from medical bills and vehicle damage. However, victims and their families can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix for help.
The accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in helping victims get the justice they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys can help you get fair compensation to cover the costs associated with injuries incurred from collisions. Contact our attorneys in Phoenix at (623) 562-3838 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about safeguarding your legal rights.
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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.
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