11-Year-old ejected in car vs. dump truck wreck

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BUCKEYE -- An 11-year-old was air-lifted to St. Joseph's Hospital Tuesday morning after a passenger van ran a stop sign and slammed into a dump truck Tuesday morning.

It happened shortly before 8 a.m., at Southern Avenue and Palo Verde Road in Buckeye.

According to the Buckeye Valley Fire Department, the 11-year-old was thrown from the van when it hit the dump truck.

There reportedly were three other patients. Two of them were being taken by ground ambulance to the hospital.

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