Surprise, AZ (February 7, 2020) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a serious crash involving a Department of Public Safety trooper on Friday morning.
According to officers from the Surprise Police Department, the accident shut down a Surprise intersection around 8:30 a.m. The crash happened near Grand Avenue and R.H. Johnson Boulevard, and according to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the trooper involved was on the way to a call regarding a rollover crash.
The DPS vehicle collided with an AT&T work truck en route to the accident. Two other vehicles were involved in the crash as well, and two people were taken to the hospital via ambulance.
At this point, it’s not clear who was at fault in the crash. Investigators expected traffic restrictions to be in place for several hours.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Numerous multi-car wrecks occur on Arizona highways daily, ranging from small fender benders to serious injury accidents. Per data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation, almost 130,000 crashes occurred throughout the state last year, with nearly 11,000 involving at least two vehicles.
These multi-car collisions are often stressful for victims and can lead to tragic, unforeseen situations for those involved. Multi-car crashes can cause emotional distress, long-term physical problems, issues with insurance companies, and even lost wages for victims. However, victims and their families can seek help from a personal injury lawyer and learn more about safeguarding their legal rights after a crash.
ELG Law’s auto accident attorneys have years of experience and knowledge when it comes to fighting for victims and their families after they’ve suffered in a crash that occurred through no fault of their own. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free, no-hassle consultation.
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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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