16-Year-Old Victim Fatally Injured in Fiery Multi-Car Accident near Gilbert Road

MESA, AZ (November 16, 2022) – Sunday morning, a teen was killed and two were injured in a fiery 6-car crash on US Route 60.

The incident happened around 9:40 a.m., near Gilbert Road on November 13th.

Per reports, an SUV collided with five other vehicles that were stopped at a red light at the intersection. The impact of the collision caused a fire to break out, spreading to other vehicles.

Emergency crews arrived shortly after and extricated a 21-year-old driver and a 16-year-old passenger from the wreck. Paramedics then transported them to a local hospital with serious injuries.

At the hospital, medical personnel pronounced the 16-year-old passenger dead. Meanwhile, one other person was taken to a hospital with major injuries.

At this time, further events leading up to the collision remain unclear. Once available, more information will be provided about the fiery multi-car crash.

The Sweet James team sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

Losing a loved one in a car accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life for those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through and they are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, and wrongful death. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat.

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