Arizona Crash Report: Troopers, 82-year-old woman hospitalized after Phoenix wrong-way crash


Crash Report –  State Route 51 and East Shea Boulevard 

Phoenix, AZ 


Report ID: 2023 May 11

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Passenger car 

Traffic Unit 2: Arizona Highway Patrol vehicle 

Occupants: 3

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Dry

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Wrong-way

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


PHOENIX, AZ – Two troopers and an 82-year-old woman were hospitalized after a wrong-way collision at State Route 51 and East Shea Boulevard Thursday morning. It appears the woman was going south on the northbound lanes for five miles. Troopers purposefully collided with the woman. The woman was not impaired but confused. All occupants sustained minor injuries. 

12 News was the first to report on the wrong-way crash. The reader should note that the following narrative is a mock sample and is not to be used for official purposes. 

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