Multiple Injured Including 9-Year-Old Child in Multi-Car Collision near Thompson Ranch Road

EL MIRAGE, AZ (January 24, 2023) – Sunday morning, Jose Sanchez was arrested following a multi-vehicle accident that injured at least nine.

Police responded to the scene near the intersection of Thompson Ranch Road and Grand Avenue around 10:15 a.m., on January 22nd.

According to police, at least four different vehicles were involved in the crash. In addition, one of the vehicles overturned.

Responding officers and paramedics treated nine people at the scene, seven of whom were transported to a nearby hospital. Medics say a 9-year-old boy and his mother were in critical condition.

Following preliminary duties, 19-year-old Jose Sanchez was taken into custody at Maricopa County Jail for causing the initial collision. Eventually, Sanchez was charged with five counts of aggravated assault and eight counts of endangerment. Moreover, police suspect that impairment played a factor.

Meanwhile, all lanes on U.S. 60 were blocked during clearing duties and the investigation before they were later reopened.

One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.

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