By Lilly Leung
The Arizona Republic
SURPRISE, Ariz. — A Surprise police officer was badly injured in a traffic accident today as he responded to a hot call about an officer-involved shooting.
Officer David Daniels, a one-year member of the department, was airlifted to John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital from the accident scene at Grand Avenue and Dysart Road. His condition early this afternoon was upgraded from critical to serious, and officials said his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.
Ariz. officer badly injured in crash