Trooper Hurt in Buckeye Accident on State Route 85 near Interstate 10
BUCKEYE, AZ (November 17, 2020) – On Monday, a crash on State Route 85 near Interstate 10 injured a DPS trooper in Buckeye, Arizona.
According to the Department of Public Safety, the incident occurred at around 6:00 p.m.
While assisting with traffic control in the northbound SR 85 into the right late, a blue Ford F-150 driver attempted to pass traffic on the left and crashed into a DPS patrol vehicle with a trooper inside. The DPS patrol vehicle was within the median and its emergency lights were on, said DPS. A right arrow was also activated to show the drivers the traffic flow.
Responders rushed both the driver and the trooper to a hospital after suffering serious injuries.
Officers are looking into if alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.
All northbound traffic was diverted to Broadway Road. Southbound lane traffic was uninterrupted.
The incident is under investigation.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to always drive safely and cautiously, and do what you can to avoid being involved in a collision similar to what occurred on State Route 85 near Interstate 10.
There can indeed be several distractions on the road. Constantly scanning your surroundings for other motorists and any possibly dangerous circumstances can be very helpful.
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