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Updated Mar 26, 2014 - 4:46 pm

Bystander critically injured in multicar collision in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Authorities say two teenage drivers are facing charges after
street racing and causing a crash that seriously injured a landscaper in

Phoenix police say a 17-year-old boy apparently was racing a 16-year-old boy
Wednesday morning.

They say the 16-year-old’s car touched off a five-vehicle collision at an east
Phoenix intersection.

Police say an exterminator’s pickup truck collided with a car before the truck
went into a yard where the landscaper was working.

Two vehicles in that yard were struck by debris, as was an additional vehicle
on a street.

Police say the 16-year-old boy fled the scene after the crash while the other
teen was detained for questioning.

They say both teens are facing charges of aggravated assault and endangerment.
Their names haven’t been released.


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