COTTONWOOD - A five-vehicle crash closed down the Mingus Ave extension Tuesday afternoon. The accident just after 4 p.m. closed down the roadway just west of the Cornville Road intersection.
Four patients suffered minor injuries.
Two refused further treatment at the hospital but two were transported by Verde Valley ambulance.
Just minutes before the Mingus extension crash, two vehicles collided on the other side of town at Verde Heights and SR 89A.
Both suffered minor damage, There were three occupants in one of the vehicles and only one in the second.
One person was taken to the hospital.