Dale Rush Injured in Crash on Highway 198 Near Ben Maddox Way
Distracted Driver Hits Police Officer in Visalia Accident
Visalia, CA (August 3, 2020) – A police officer was injured in a crash in Visalia. The accident occurred on the morning of August 3 on Highway 198.
Police officers were conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle pulling a trailer on Highway 198, near the Ben Maddox off-ramp. At the same time, a distracted driver failed to stop for slow-moving traffic. He lost control of his vehicle and hit a guardrail. The car hit the trailer, which hit Visalia Police Department Officer Dale Rush.
Rush suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital. He is currently in stable condition.