Rollover collision shuts down roads for several hours

YUMA, Ariz. - A rollover accident shut down local roads on Sunday, April 1st, morning for several hours.


The Yuma Police Department responded to the scene of a single rollover collision in the 8000 block of E. 32nd Street. 


Officers found that a Hyundai Coupe, driven by a 19-year-old man with a 19-year-old male passenger, was turning left onto 32nd Street from Avenue 8E. After making a wide and fast turn, the driver lost control of the vehicle. The car then crossed the median into westbound traffic lanes and came to a rest on the north side of 32nd Street. 


The vehicle struck several signs, trees, and a light pole in its path. 


The driver and the passenger were transported to the hospital in stable condition.


Police say alcohol is a factor in this collision. 


The Traffic Division is investigating the incident. 


Avenue 8E to Cielo Verde Drive were closed for several hours following the accident. 


The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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