Police Briefs


Two injured in rollover

Tuesday night, June 13, two juveniles were involved in a rollover accident on Highway 260 and the access road to Tonto Village.

Gila County Sheriff's Office Lt. Adam Shephard said the juveniles were both 16-year-old females.

Both were transported to Payson Regional Medical Center with injuries.

Police investigating Pioneer Trail accident

A rollover accident around 8:45 p.m. Sunday night at Payson Parkway and Pioneer Trail resulted in minor injuries to two juveniles.

The driver of a 2006 Toyota, whose vehicle landed upside down in a ditch, was a 17-year-old boy, and his two passengers were 15-years-old.

One passenger suffered a laceration on the head, while the other passenger had a possible broken wrist.

Payson Police Commander Don Engler said speed was "definitely a factor" in the accident. Payson police are continuing the investigation to determine what type of charges, if any, will be filed.

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