Phoenix, AZ – Officer Injured in Accident at 7th St & Bell RdArizona Legal News
Phoenix, AZ (April 25, 2020) – A Phoenix police officer was taken to the hospital after a car accident that occurred near 7th Street and Bell Road on Saturday.
According to a spokesperson with the Phoenix Police Department, a police SUV had its emergency lights activated when trying to turn left on to 7th Street from Bell Road around 10:30 a.m. As the police SUV made its turn, another car crashed into it with enough force to cause the police vehicle to roll over into two other cars at the intersection.
The officer was transported to an area hospital via ambulance, but no other injuries were reported in the crash at this time. The wreck remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Arizona
In 2018, nearly 55,000 total accidents occurred across the state of Arizona. It’s clear that car crashes are an unfortunate reality of life. More than half of those total wrecks involved multiple injured victims and more than two vehicles, according to data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
From costly medical bills and critical long-term injuries or even job loss, tragic results plague victims and families after a serious multi-car accident. However, those affected can contact a Phoenix injury lawyer for help, and in some cases, seek the justice they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our accident attorneys at ELG have years of experience fighting for victims and their families. Our compassionate attorneys are highly skilled when it comes to seeking fair compensation for those affected by accidents. Contact our auto accident lawyers at (623) 321-0566 to schedule your free consultation today and learn more about protecting 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.