Police officers are often put in danger in the line of duty and are often susceptible to collisions and injuries, as was the case in a Peoria car crash that took place on Friday, August 10th, 2012, according to reports from AZ Central. The collision happened on Friday night when four vehicles, including a car driven by the police officer, crashed into each other near Northern Avenue on Loop 101. The deputy and one other person were both injured in the collision and both were treated for their injuries. Reports did not indicate how the crash happened, but it is still under investigation. We are thinking of all those individuals involved in the collision and hope everyone is back on their feet soon.
Peoria Car Crash Facts and Figures
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reports around 2,250 Peoria car crashes every year. These accidents result in injuries to involved people around 30 percent of the time and approximately 1,000 people are hurt after being involved in a car accident, according to statistics. This is a personal injury rate of nearly 43 percent, or an injury around every 2.3 car accidents. More than 10 individuals are killed in Peoria collisions annually, and according to recent reports, around one-quarter of these deaths are caused by drunk drivers.
Why Call on a Peoria Car Crash Attorney
The police officer and the other person who were injured in this collision should consider contacting a skilled Peoria car crash attorney for help asserting their rights against the negligent driver or drivers that caused the crash. The Husband and Wife Law Team would work to help both of these injured parties secure a fair settlement and get the compensation they need to recover. Our settlements aim to take care of the costs of medical care, property repairs, lost wages, future medical expenses, and other expenses that arise from the crash. If you were hurt in a collision by the negligence of another motorist on the road, reach out to the Peoria car crash attorneys at the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. today and we will help you get your life back on track, starting with a free case review.