6 people, including 3 juveniles, badly injured in 2-car crash in Phoenix: PD

Phoenix Police officials have released additional details surrounding a crash on Dec. 4 that sent a number of people to the hospital.

According to a statement released on Dec. 5, officers responded at around 5:30 p.m. to a collision involving a Jeep and an SUV near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road.

"Early information indicates the SUV was going west on McDowell Road when he lost control of his vehicle and went into the eastbound lanes and collided head on with the Jeep," read a portion of the statement. "Impairment is unknown for the driver of the SUV. There were no signs of impairment for the driver of the Jeep."

Phoenix Police officials say in all, two adult men and an adult woman were taken to the hospital, and one of the adult men suffered critical injuries. In addition, three children were taken to the hospital for injuries sustained.

An investigation is ongoing.

The scene of the crash in Phoenix near 51st Avenue and McDowell Road on Dec. 4, 2023.