A Mesa 19-year-old and his 6-year-old brother were injured severely on Friday after their scooter slammed into a full-size pickup truck.
Cops say that Elias Redden, while trying to make a left-hand turn onto Horne as he traveled west on University Drive at about 7:15 p.m., turned the 2008 Shanghai Meitian scooter into the truck.
No signs of impairment by drugs or alcohol were noticed for either Redden or the driver of the pickup.
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The smaller boy's right leg was fractured in multiple places, and he's expected to survive.
Redden suffered serious, life-threatening injuries to both his head and lower body.
If you guessed by the injuries that the boy had been wearing a helmet and his big brother didn't -- you're right.