CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. - A Chino Valley police officer is in stable condition after being involved in a serious crash on Nov. 1, authorities said.
Chino Valley Police say the crash happened just before 8 a.m. along State Route 89 when the officer rear-ended a Jeep that "was slowed due to traffic."
"The officer was stabilized on-scene and flown to a Deer Valley hospital," Chino Valley Police said. "The officer is currently listed in stable condition. The driver of the Jeep Liberty was treated on-scene and released."
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor.
SR-89 was shut down between Center Street and Road 2 North in Chino Valley, but it has since been reopened.
A Chino Valley police officer is in stable condition after being involved in a serious crash on Nov. 1, authorities said. (Chino Valley Police Department)