Car Accident in Gilbert Involves 15 People, 4 Vehicles
Gilbert, Arizona—A reportedly impaired man who caused a chain reaction car accident that involved 15 people and 4 vehicles is hospitalized in serious condition. Jorge Medina, age 29 of Queen Creek, ran a red light at Higley and Williams Field Roads Sunday morning at about 7:30.
He struck an eastbound Toyota Tundra carrying a family of five, causing it to roll. Then, both Medina’s vehicle and the Tundra slid into a GMC Yukon carrying a family of eight who were on their way to church. No one in their vehicle was injured. A mother and her 12-year-old daughter from the Tundra were transported to a hospital.
Of the three people who were transported to hospitals, Mr. Medina reportedly was the most seriously injured. According to Gilbert Police Department accident investigators, Medina is facing a charge of DUI and 13 counts of endangerment.
We wish speedy recoveries to those injured in this crash.