Phoenix, AZ (November 7, 2022) – Five people were hospitalized, including three children, after a serious auto accident occurred in Phoenix on Friday night. The incident was reported to officials in the area at around 9:00 p.m. on November 4.
According to information from local responders, the crash happened on State Route 51 near McDowell Road. Firefighters found one vehicle on its side at the scene.
One person who was stuck inside the tipped vehicle was rescued by fire crews. Two women, aged 28, were transported to the hospital with severe injuries. Three children, including a 14-year-old boy, were also transported to an area medical center in stable condition.
Fire crews did not report the ages of the other two kids. All southbound lanes of State Route 51 were closed for several hours while emergency personnel worked to secure the area near the I-10 interchange.
At this time, it remains unclear what caused the incident to occur. All lanes of the roadway re-opened at around 3:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Police continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Arizona Auto Accidents
Tens of thousands of auto collisions occur in the state of Arizona per month. Sometimes, car crashes can cause severe injuries for those involved. Consequently, car accident victims may suffer from serious consequences after their wrecks that totally alter their lives. However, if another driver was responsible for their wreck, they may be eligible for financial compensation for a wide array of different damages related to the incident.
Those who are seriously hurt in auto collisions caused by speeding, intoxication, and distraction usually sustain more severe injuries than people hurt in other types of accidents. This is due to the reaction times and attention spans of negligent drivers being impaired.
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