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PD: Phoenix officer hurt in crash along Interstate 17, another driver in custody

Posted at 4:18 AM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 08:39:31-04

PHOENIX — Police say impairment may have been a factor in a crash that injured a Phoenix officer early Friday morning.

The crash occurred just before 1 a.m. on southbound Interstate 17 near Pinnacle Peak Road. Officials say three cars were involved in the crash.

A Phoenix officer, who was working in a construction area, was reportedly involved in the crash and was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Another person is reportedly in custody after the crash and impairment may have been a factor.

The freeway was shut down for the investigation and clean-up.

No further information has been provided.