Tragic Loss: In a tragic incident on the I-17 near Cordes Lakes, a fatal crash has left one person dead and another hospitalized, sending shockwaves through the community.
Recent updates reveal that the victim identified as Jaxson lost his life in the accident, while his friend Jett Weinstein is currently battling for survival in the hospital. The incident has prompted authorities to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash, shedding light on the events that led to this heartbreaking outcome.
As the community grapples with the aftermath, the details of the incident become crucial in understanding the sequence of events that unfolded on that fateful day.
Young Man Jaxson Mourned After Fatal Accident
Yesterday, Jaxson met a tragic end in a car accident on his way home from Flagstaff. Known for his sweet nature and immense kindness, Jaxson’s passing has left a void in the hearts of those who knew him. Meanwhile, his friend Jett Weinstein, who was also in the car, is bravely fighting for his life and has tragically lost a leg as a result of the accident.
A GoFundMe has been initiated for Jett to assist with forthcoming expenses, and we humbly seek everyone’s prayers and support for the friends and family affected by this heartbreaking incident. Any contribution, big or small, is appreciated during this challenging time.
Community Grieves and Offers Support for Jaxson’s Loved Ones
Joey Riddle White:
“My heart breaks for all of you; you’re so young and shouldn’t have to endure such a loss. Sending prayers to the families and everyone, and offering healing prayers for the other individual.”
“Devastating news. I’m grateful you all knew and loved Jaxson. He was sweet, kind, and a true gentleman to Brianna LeBeau. He will be deeply missed. Jett, may you find the strength to pull through. Praying hard for you. Love and prayers to the entire family, friends, and the world that lost an incredible young man. 😞🕊️”
“This is an awful tragedy, and the pain must be unimaginable. Hoping that cherished memories will gradually mend the cracks in your hearts.”
“I’m deeply sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you all and his family during this difficult time.”
Keep scrolling to learn more about the accident
Tragic I-17 Crash Claims One Life, Leaves Another in Critical Condition
On Sunday afternoon, a devastating crash occurred on Interstate 17 near Cordes Lakes, resulting in the loss of Jaxson’s life and leaving his friend, Jett Weinstein, in critical condition. The incident was initially reported by the Arizona Department of Transportation at approximately 2:30 p.m., detailing the collision on the southbound I-17 at Bloody Basin Road.
Responding to the scene, the Mayer Fire District discovered a vehicle severely damaged and impaled by a guardrail on the passenger side. Swift action was required to extract two individuals from the wreckage, with one tragically succumbing to their injuries at the scene, while the other was urgently airlifted to a nearby hospital.
In the aftermath, the southbound lanes of I-17, specifically near milepost 260, faced closure for several hours to facilitate the clearing of the scene and the thorough investigation of the crash.
Subsequently, the lanes have been reopened, though the incident has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the community. For real-time updates on traffic conditions, individuals are encouraged to refer to Arizona’s Family Traffic page.
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