Multiple Injured Including 9-Year-Old Child Following Multi-Car Collision near Thompson Ranch Road
EL MIRAGE, AZ (January 24, 2023) – Sunday morning, Jose Sanchez was arrested following a multi-vehicle accident that injured at least nine.
The incident happened at Grand Avenue and Thompson Ranch Road at around 10:15 a.m., January 22nd, per initial reports.
According to police, at least four different vehicles were involved in the crash, with one vehicle being overturned in the collision.
Responding officers and paramedics treated nine people at the scene, seven of whom were transported to a nearby hospital.
In addition, a 9-year-old boy and his mother were in critical condition. And 19-year-old Sanchez was taken into custody at Maricopa County Jail for causing the initial collision. Eventually, Sanchez was charged with five counts of aggravated assault and eight counts of endangerment.
Meanwhile, all lanes on U.S. 60 were blocked during the investigation but they have since reopened.
Consequently, police suspected impairment as a factor in the incident as further investigations are still underway.
One small driving mistake can lead to a car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving 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.
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