Anthony Compean Killed in Car on Loop 303 near Lone Mountain Parkway in Peoria
Peoria, California (November 22, 2022) – An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was injured in a car crash involving a wrong-way driver on Saturday night.
The collision was reported at around 11:35 p.m. on Loop 303 near Lone Mountain Parkway.
Anthony Compean, 44, of Avondale, was driving a Nissan Versa southbound in the northbound lanes of State Route 303 when he crashed into the trooper’s patrol car.
The officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
Compean was arrested on charges that include aggravated DUI, aggravated assault and driving on a suspended license and was booked into the Maricopa County Jail.
Additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident.
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