The crash at 27th Avenue and Southern Avenue involved a total of 8 patients, four of whom refused treatment. In addition to the girls, ages 11, nine and six months, an adult male was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
On Tuesday night, a rollover accident seriously injured a teenager in West Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department responded to 67th Avenue near Ecanto Boulevard after two vehicles collided and one flipped over. It is unclear what caused the two pickup trucks to collide.
A 19-year-old was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. The intersection was closed for most of the night while officials investigated and cleanup crews removed debris from the roadway.
Our Arizona injury lawyers continue to report on the large number of traffic accidents involving teenagers. A total of 150 motorists were killed in Arizona accidents involving young drivers in 2008, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Meanwhile, authorities are still trying to determine how the identities of two teens were mixed up following an Arizona car accident. The Associated Press reported that a heavy caseload and a delay in examining dental records led to the horrendous error.
As we reported last week on our Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog, one family spent a week preparing for a funeral while the other family spent the week at the bedside of a teen recovering from the accident.
Authorities then had to acknowledge that they had misidentified the surviving teenager.