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FD: 1 teen dead, 4 teens injured in crash near Southern Avenue and Horne in Mesa

Posted at 8:30 PM, Apr 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 13:07:33-04

MESA, AZ — One teenager has died, and four others were injured in a two-car crash near Southern Avenue and Horne in Mesa on Sunday night.

Mesa police say the crash happened when a vehicle was turning left into the Circle K parking lot, colliding with another vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Southern.

The driver, a 14-year-old, reportedly suffered a minor injury. Four other minors were in the car, all ages 14 and 15. Three of them suffered life-threatening injuries and one was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the second car suffered only minor injuries.

Mesa police are investigating whether the 14-year-old driver was impaired at the time of the crash.