A Tucson police officer who was struck by a semi-truck while tending to a traffic incident on the shoulder of I-10 is expected to recover from what life-threatening injuries.

The accident occurred last Thursday, and left the ofifcer with internal injuries and broken bones. He faces a number of surgeries and a lengthy recovery, but medical staff have said they expect a full recovery.

The officer is a 25 year veteran of the Tucson Police Department and is only six months from retirement.

The Department of Public Safety is in charge of the investigation. It hasn't made a determination as to who is at fault in the accident. The incident is still under investigation.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a reckless driving accident, contact the Tucson reckless driving accident lawyers of Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C. at 800-639-8460 to learn more about your rights.

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