Surprise, AZ (December 15, 2019) – An officer with the Surprise Police Department was seriously injured after a vehicle crashed into the officer’s car on L-303 at Waddell Road late Saturday night.
According to officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the police officer was completing a traffic stop in the area of L-303 at Waddell when a gray Hyundai Tucson SUV crash into the back of the officer’s vehicle.
The officer sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local area hospital via ambulance for treatment. The driver of the Hyundai Tucson, identified only as a 50-year-old woman, also sustained serious injuries and was also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
All northbound lanes south of Cactus Road were closed as DPS conducted an investigation.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Hundreds of people are injured or killed as a result of car accidents nationwide, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. When it comes to injurious car crashes, Arizona is at the top of the list. In fact, authorities say that there has been a significant rise in these crashes over the last 10 years across the state.
Victims are often left with severe physical and emotional trauma after an injurious car accident. From high medical costs to long-term physical problems, victims suffer greatly after crashes and may even succumb to their injuries in the aftermath. However, the victims and families affected by these serious accidents can seek legal aid from a skilled personal injury lawyer.
When it comes to advocating for victims and their families after a car accident, ELG Law’s team of car accident lawyers is compassionate and knowledgeable. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation and learn more about getting the justice you deserve after an accident.
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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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