Hit-and-Run Severely Injures Gilbert Police Officer

emergency sign up aboveSCOTTSDALE, AZ – An off-duty officer with the Gilbert Police Department was seriously injured following a hit-and-run crash in Scottsdale early Sunday morning.

According to CBS 5, the accident occurred at about 1:30 a.m., when Sgt. Tom Egerton was rear-ended while riding his motorcycle in the southbound lanes of Loop 101 at East Via de Ventura.

The driver responsible for the crash fled the scene. That individual was located a short time later and taken into custody after showing signs of impairment.

Egerton was rushed to a nearby hospital with serious injuries sustained in the wreck. He was in critical but stable condition as of Sunday evening.

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