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Goodyear police officer involved in crash near I-10 and 43rd Avenue Thursday night

Posted at 6:32 AM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 09:50:43-05

PHOENIX — A Goodyear police officer was involved in a crash near Interstate 10 and 43rd Avenue that caused freeway closures Thursday night.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) said the crash happened just before 9:00 p.m. and involved a Goodyear Police Department patrol car and a passenger vehicle.

The freeway was closed for about 10 to 15 minutes due to the crash, DPS said.

Goodyear police confirmed the officer was returning to Goodyear after transporting a suspect to the Maricopa County 4th Avenue Jail.

No further information was provided on the injuries of the people involved in the crash.