AZ Farms Road Accident Shuts Down Road in Both Directions

Just before 5 p.m., Friday night, a Dodge pick-up struck a small sedan from behind on Arizona Farms Road. east of Hunt Hwy.

The sedan that was hit, was occupied by a mother and three children.  One child, a 2 year old, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The mother and the two other children were flown to an area trauma center with severe injuries.  The pick-up truck driver was injured but not the injuries were not life-threatening.

The roadway was closed for about 7 hours and was reopened around 1 a.m. this morning  There was another vehicle and occupants contacted as part of the investigation, however PCSO is not able to release any more details at this point.  Additional information as to the cause of the accident or any medical condition updates were be released as PCSO is able to.

CORRECTION: PCSO originally reported the accident took place just before 9 p.m.  It was later corrected to just before 5pm.


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