Early Sunday morning in Eloy, Arizona, a rollover single-car accident involving two teen brothers resulted in the death of one of them, and the hospitalization of the other.
Eloy Police Department officials have reported that at around 1:00 a.m. that morning, they responded to a call reporting a crash near Alsdorf and Estrella roads and found that a 2009 Chevrolet Aveo that had rolled over in a single-vehicle car wreck.
Police have indicated that the Aveo, being driven by a 17-year-old male from Eloy, was heading south on Estrella with his 14-year-old brother as his passenger, when he lost control of the vehicle, causing to the devasting rollover accident.
Both brothers were ejected from the vehicle.
The 14-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene, and the 17-year-old was transported by air to a Phoenix area hospital with serious, but reportedly non-life threatening injuries.
It has been confirmed that both of them had not been wearing their safety restraints at the time of the accident.
Police have indicated that will have a thorough investigation to try to piece together exactly what happened to cause this tragic scene.
There is no more information at this time and we will update you as soon as more news becomes available.
This is a terribly tragic story to hear about, and as a car accident attorney Phoenix, we deal with these kinds of cases on a daily basis.
It is not clear by any means what exactly went on to cause this car wreck, and we have not heard anything about alcohol or any other impairing substance being a contributing factor.
Our Phoenix wrongful death lawyers offer our condolences to the family of the brother who died in this tragic incident.