Mom and three kids injured in Phoenix car crash – at fault driver may have been DUI

CBS news in Phoenix is reporting that alcohol may have played a role in a Arizona car accident that occurred early Monday morning. A mother and three children were injured in the crash.

Police are stating that the woman was headed northbound on 19th Ave. somewhere between lower Buckeye and Broadway when her car crossed the median and hit a brick wall around 3 AM. All three kids were in the backseat of the car, according to azfamily.com.

The 28-year-old woman and her kids, ages 9,8 and 5 were taken by ambulance to area hospitals in serious to critical condition. A portion of 19th Ave. had to be closed for a period of time after the accident, according to the Arizona Republic.

The Phoenix Police Department is handling the crash investigation. It is not been reported what evidence the police have obtained to indicate alcohol was a factor.