Crash in Phoenix seriously injures 2

PHOENIX, AZ – Prescott eNews reports that a three-vehicle crash in Phoenix left two people critically injured on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say the collision took place just after 4:15 p.m., near the intersection of Montezuma Street and Merritt Street. A 27-year-old man driving a 1998 Dodge truck was travelling northbound, approaching a stoplight at Merritt Street. Traffic on Montezuma was stopped for a red light, but the driver of the Dodge failed to control his vehicle’s speed, and struck a 2006 Toyota Solaris from behind. The impact caused the Toyota to crash into a 2018 Jeep Wrangler in front of the vehicle.

The driver of the Dodge and the 63-year-old driver of the Toyota sustained serious injuries in the collision. They were air-lifted to Yavapai Regional Medical Center for treatment. The 59-year-old driver of the Jeep sustained minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

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