A Phoenix area car crash has seriously injured a woman on Friday afternoon, according to AZCentral.com. The three vehicle accident occurred when a car rear-ended another vehicle, causing that vehicle to hit an SUV. The rear-ending car traveled around 100 yards after the collision and hit some trees off the road.
The car accident took place at Higley Road and Arrowhead Trail in Gilbert. The injured woman was transported by helicopter to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center. Others involved in the collision denied medical attention.
Traffic was limited to one lane after the crash. The accident investigation is being handled by the Gilbert Police Department.
Rear-end collisions are very common in our State. In 2005 there were over 112,000 multi-vehicle accidents in the State of Arizona and almost 50,000 of those accidents were rear-end collisions, according to ADOT.