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City of Yuma, AZ

Injury Collision at 16th Street and 31st Drive

11/18/2013 | Sgt. Leanne Worthen, Public Affairs Unit

On Monday, November 18, 2013, at about 7:26 a.m., Yuma Police Department Officers went to the area of 16th Street and 31st Drive for a report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 24 year old male, driving a 2007 gray Chevy Silverado pick-up traveling westbound on 16th Street and a 29 year old male driving a 1996 white Honda Accord attempting to turn left onto 31st Drive, collided in the intersection.

Both drivers were taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center for minor injuries. A 9 year old male passenger in the Honda Accord was taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center and later flown to Phoenix Children's Hospital with serious injuries.

The collision is under investigation.

The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this collision to call Accident Investigator Randy Thompson at (928) 373-4700. Refer to case #13-74130.