3 Killed, 4 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash near Table Mesa Road

NEW RIVER, AZ (October 12, 2022) – Early Monday morning, Abriauna Hoffman, Hunter Balberdi, and Magdalyn Ogden died in a car crash.

The incident occurred just before 4:00 a.m., on the northbound lanes of the highway near Table Mesa Road on October 10th.

Per reports, a 25-year-old man from Tempe was driving a vehicle south on the northbound lanes. As a result, he struck three northbound vehicles.

Medics arrived and pronounced two victims dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics transported a third victim to a nearby hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

The coroner’s office later identified the deceased victims as 18-year-old Hoffman, from Clarkston WA, 18-year-old Ogden from Clarkston, WA and 19-year-old Balberdi of Wailuku, HI.

Police officers located the wrong-way driver unconscious inside his vehicle with major injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity.

Meanwhile, the northbound lanes of the Interstate were blocked for several hours as officers conducted further investigations.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies with the family and friends of Abriauna Hoffman, Hunter Balberdi and Magdalyn Ogden.

The sudden loss of a loved one is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. Furthermore, their litigators can help with your situation. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. For more accident news, click here.

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