Phoenix, AZ (November 15, 2019) – According to officers from the Phoenix Police Department, an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was involved in a crash in Phoenix on Friday night.
Officials with the DPS say the wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of 19th and Grand Avenues. Phoenix police officials say a marked DPS unit was traveling north on 19th Avenue when it was hit by an eastbound car that didn’t stop for a red light. The trooper was taken to a local hospital by a Phoenix paramedics, and the driver of the second car was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The intersection of 19th and Grand Avenues was restricted as police investigated. Authorities say that the crash investigation is ongoing.
No other vehicles appear to be involved. Our thoughts are with the injured officer in hopes of a full recovery.
According to state officials in Arizona, the risk of dangerous auto accidents has increased in recent years. In fact, per the Arizona Department of Transportation, the number of collisions involving injuries or fatalities has grown each year since 2015.
When it comes to injurious auto accidents, victims and their families often suffer from costly, unforeseen consequences. From long-term physical problems to emotional trauma and even job loss or death, victims must cope with unfortunate issues in the aftermath of a car accident. However, those affected by dangerous auto accidents can contact an accident attorney in Phoenix. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims and their families get the compensation and justice they deserve from a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience in fighting for victims and families to secure the highest settlements possible. Call our auto accident attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona at (623) 562-3838, and schedule a free initial 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.
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