Multiple Teenagers Hospitalized after Multi-Vehicle Collision on Union Hills Drive

PHOENIX, AZ (September 30, 2021) – Early Thursday morning, several teenagers were injured in a 3-car crash on 12th Street.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m., near the intersection of 12th Street and Union Hills Drive. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, Phoenix police located three cars upon arrival. Investigators say a silver car was heading north on 12th Street when the driver attempted to make a U-turn onto Union Hills.

There, the silver car collided with a black car while making a wide turn. After the initial impact, a third vehicle was also struck.

Authorities responded and extricated one teen from his car. He was later taken to a local hospital for further treatment of unknown injuries.

In addition, two other teen girls were hospitalized in stable condition. A fourth person suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries.

At this time, it is still unclear what led to the multi-vehicle accident. Once available, more information regarding the 3-car crash on 12th Street will be released.

Whenever you are operating a vehicle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Avoid dangerous distractions that can easily lead to collisions, and maintain focus on the road. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.


It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a crash. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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