Two Dead, One Hospitalized after Two-Vehicle T-Bone Collision near Cole Drive

GILBERT, AZ (January 20, 2023) – Friday afternoon, Cooper Lamb and his infant child were killed in a t-bone crash on Elliot Road.

Police responded to the scene around 3:45 p.m., near Cole Drive on December 16th.

Per reports, 21-year-old Brian Torres was driving a pickup-truck west and T-boned a red Toyota Corolla as it attempted to make a left turn onto northbound Cole Drive.

First responders arrived and attempted life-saving measures on all three occupants inside the Toyota.

Due to the extent of their condition, medics pronounced 22-year-old Lamb and his infant daughter dead at the scene. In addition, paramedics took the driver of the Toyota to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Following preliminary duties, officers determined that the infant was secured in a rear-facing car seat. In addition, police arrested Torres for possible impairment.

The loved ones of the deceased family set up a GoFundMe account to help with costs during this time.

The team at Sweet James offers their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Cooper Lamb and his child. May you find comfort and strength during this devastating time.

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