Phoenix, AZ (July 30, 2019) – According to police, an officer was injured in a car crash that happened 20 minutes away from Mesa on State Route 87 in Phoenix.
The accident took place on Monday night, July 29th, along AZ-87. At the time, the trooper involved was helping a person who was stranded on the side of the road. Another driver came along identified as an elderly man and struck the patrol car. There was a tow truck driver at the scene who had to dive under his truck so that he would not be struck by the vehicle.
The driver involved in the crash claimed that he blacked out before he struck the patrol vehicle and was injured. The trooper also received moderate injuries. The accident caused severe damages to the involved patrol vehicle.
At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are extended to the parties injured in this accident.
In just a year’s time, tens of thousands of car accidents will take place. In 2018, over 35,000 injuries took place in accidents and hundreds to thousands of fatalities took place as well. Many of these accidents take place due to the negligence of others, which is why more measures need to be taken to prevent crashes across Arizona. Our car accident attorneys are here to assist you in your time of need.
At ELG Law, our Phoenix car accident attorneys understand that these accidents can have a chaotic and devastating impact on your life, especially if you are facing severe injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and more due to your accident. Our personal injury attorneys understand where you are coming from and would like to assist you at this time. Please contact us for the help you deserve at (623) 562-3838.
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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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