DPS Trooper Injured in Buckeye Car Crash on SR 85 near Milepost 141
DPS Trooper Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 85 near Milepost 141 in Buckeye
Buckeye, Arizona (June 9, 2023) – An Arizona trooper was injured in a wrong-way crash on Thursday night in Buckeye.
The accident happened on State Route 85 near milepost 141, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
A vehicle was reportedly traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway when it crashed into a Buckeye police car and an Arizona DPS vehicle.
The wrong-way driver and a trooper were injured in the collision and were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The wrong-way driver was believed to have been driving while impaired.
More details about the accident were not released.
An investigation into the accident is underway.