Incident Status: 
Incident Date: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Department Report Number: 
Preliminary Information: 

On Saturday, October 31, 2020, at approximately 1:51 PM, an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was parked within the left shoulder investigating a single-vehicle collision westbound Santan 202 near Kyrene Road.

As the trooper was sitting within his patrol vehicle, a white passenger car traveling westbound entered the shoulder and rear-ended the trooper’s vehicle.

As a result of the collision, the male driver and female passenger of the white car suffered fatal injuries.

The trooper was transported to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

This remains an active investigation and impairment has not been ruled out.

Incident Location: 
18 – Metro South
Overhead Photo of Fatal Collision on San Tan SR-202 Near Kyrene Road
AZDPS Unmarked Aggressive Driver Patrol Vehicle
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