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Arlington – Officer Injured in Suspected DUI Accident on I-30

Posted on Friday, July 12th, 2019 at 10:23 am    

An Arlington police officer was sent to a hospital after a motorcycle accident on Interstate 30, Wednesday morning.

According to the report released by local officials, an officer was conducting a traffic stop when his motorcycle was struck by a sport utility vehicle that drifted into the shoulder of I-30. The impact of the crash left the bike in a complete wreck and the officer injured. Police said that the officer was standing next to his motorcycle when the accident took place. He was immediately taken to an area hospital with unknown injuries. He is expected to recover.

The driver of the SUV, identified as 25-year-old Christina Jordan Carpenter sustained non-life-threatening injuries from the force of the impact. She was charged for driving while intoxicated, a felony offense.

No further details are available.

Area investigators arrived at the scene to determine the cause of the crash.

We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of the injured victims. We pray for their full recovery as we hope that the Hardin County Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.

Sometimes, a car accident can cause serious injuries to multiple parties—and filing a claim can get complicated. To make sure your claim is successful, you need to gather supporting evidence and documents that can back up your claim. It could be a detailed account of the accident you are involved in or documents indicating the extent of injuries you sustained. These may include a video or photograph of the scene, police reports, and medical records, to name a few.


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