2 Adults, 2 Children Hospitalized after Big-Rig Crash near Jefferson Street
TOLLESON, AZ (September 26, 2022) – Early Friday evening, four victims were injured in a semi-truck accident on 83rd Avenue.
The incident happened around 5:15 p.m., near Jefferson Street on September 23rd.
Investigators say the driver of a pickup-truck was heading south when it collided with a semi-truck that was turning onto northbound 83rd Avenue. Medics arrived and transported two adults and two children to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
Officers say one of the injured children was 4-years-old and the other was 1-year-old. Although, authorities have not yet released their identities. In addition, the driver of the semi-truck did not suffer any injuries.
Following preliminary investigations, officers do not suspect that impairment played a factor. However, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway.
Emergency crews closed both the north and southbound lanes on 83rd Avenue for several hours during investigation and clearing duties.
One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
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