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Pregnant woman in critical condition following rollover crash in south Phoenix

The woman needed to be extricated from her car after the crash, according to Phoenix fire officials.

PHOENIX — A pregnant woman is in critical condition following a rollover crash in south Phoenix on Friday night. 

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, two cars collided at 7th and Southern avenues causing one to roll on its side. 

One patient, a pregnant woman, required extrication from her car. She was transported to the hospital with critical injuries, fire officials said. 

The cause of the crash has not been released by officials.

This is a developing story. 12 News will update as more information is provided. 

Driving Safety Tips: 

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) offers driving tips to help keep people safe on the road. 

"There’s always room for improvement when it comes to road safety," the department said on its website. 

ADOT's suggestions include: 

  • Don’t speed or drive aggressively 

  • Never drive while under the influence of substances 

  • Avoid distractions while driving 

  • Wear your seatbelt and make sure all passengers are doing the same 

  • When an emergency vehicle is on the side of the road, move over 

  • Stay extra aware in work zones 

  • Be prepared for weather conditions that make driving dangerous 

Find more tips on the department's Driving Safety Homepage on ADOT's website here. 

"Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511, downloading the AZ 511 app and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT," the department said. 

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