Single-vehicle Accident Sends 19-year-old to Phoenix Area Hospital in Critical Condition

16 May 2018
  Officer Dave Fuller

Accident Seriously Injures 19 year old man

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at approximately 10:45 PM Prescott Police Officers responded to the intersection of Highway 89A and Granite Dells Parkway in reference to an injury accident involving a single passenger car.

Officers ultimately learned that Brock Everist, a 19 year old Dewey man, was driving westbound on Hwy 89A, in a 1999 Toyota sedan.  The vehicle left the roadway into the center median and struck the protection barrels in front of the overpass at Granite Dells Parkway.  After the vehicle hit the barrels, the vehicle went airborne and struck a bridge support pillar head on.  The vehicle ultimately landed in the eastbound lanes of Hwy 89A where it came to rest under the overpass and caught on fire. 

Everist sustained significant injuries and was transported to YRMC and later flown to a Phoenix area hospital.   At this time his current condition is listed as critical. 

The roadway was closed while emergency personnel could render aid and members of the Prescott Police Traffic Safety Section could properly investigate the collision.  The roadway was reopened at approximately 2:00 AM

Members of the Prescott Police Department Traffic Safety Section will continue their investigation and will study the scene and the evidence to determine the cause and contributing factors of the collision.  The Prescott PD is seeking witnesses and asks for anyone with information about this accident to call Officer T. Attenberger at 928-777-1999. 

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