Fire Department: 6-year-old, 2 others injured in collision in Phoenix

  • Source: KNXV-TV ABC 15
  • Published: 10/08/2019 08:43 PM

A 6-year-old boy is remains in extremely critical condition after he and two adults were struck by a car in Phoenix Tuesday night. Rescue crews were called to the scene near 75th Avenue and Thomas Road around just before 8 p.m. According to Phoenix police, a 2005 Chevy Silverado pickup was being driven by a 23-year-old southbound on 75th Avenue. The pickup entered the intersection at Thomas Road as the light was turning red for southbound traffic, police say. As the driver of the Silverado continued to drive through the intersection, it struck three pedestrians who had begun to cross 75th Avenue eastbound into the south crosswalk. The pedestrians are only being identified as a 6-year-old boy who was being babysat by a 21-year-old male and 28-year-old female. The 21-year-old man is in critical condition, and the 28-year-old woman is in serious condition, according to police.


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