Collision involving light rail reported in Mesa

Police say two individuals had been taken to the hospital following a collision involving the light rail close to Main Street and Roosevelt Road.

MESA, Ariz. — Two individuals had been taken to the hospital Monday for non-life-threatening accidents as a result of a automotive collision involving the light rail in Mesa. 

The collision occurred on the light rail observe close to Main Street and Roosevelt Road and concerned a silver Toyota passenger automobile, Mesa police stated. 

The automotive’s driver and passenger had been transported to the hospital and police didn’t disclose particulars as to how the collision occurred. Officers occurred to be recovering a stolen automobile in this space when the collision befell, police stated.

Traffic on Main Street’s eastbound lanes could also be restricted this afternoon as a result of crash.   

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Driving Safety Tips: 

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) affords driving ideas to assist maintain individuals secure on the highway. 

“There’s always room for improvement when it comes to road safety,” the division stated on its web site. 

ADOT’s recommendations embrace: 

  • Don’t pace or drive aggressively 
  • Never drive whereas below the affect of drugs 
  • Avoid distractions whereas driving 
  • Wear your seatbelt and ensure all passengers are doing the identical 
  • When an emergency automobile is on the aspect of the highway, transfer over 
  • Stay further conscious in work zones 
  • Be ready for climate situations that make driving harmful
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