9-year-old hospitalized after 4-vehicle crash in El Mirage

Nine people had to be treated at the scene, one of which was a 9-year-old who is in critical...
Nine people had to be treated at the scene, one of which was a 9-year-old who is in critical condition at a nearby hospital.(Arizona's Family)
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 12:48 PM MST
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EL MIRAGE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A multi-vehicle crash sent nine people, including a 9-year-old boy, to the hospital Sunday morning in El Mirage.

El Mirage Police Department officers responded to reports of a crash that happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Thunderbird Road. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, and paramedics treated nine individuals. A 9-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Investigators say the driver of one of the vehicles had to be extricated and is believed to be responsible for the crash. Officers say he has non-life-threatening injuries. There is no information available if impairment was a factor in the crash.

The area of Grand Avenue at Thompson Ranch Road was closed as police investigated and has since reopened.