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One dead, six more injured in multi-vehicle car crash in Phoenix


PHOENIX — One person has died after a multi-vehicle car accident in south Phoenix on Thursday left at least six more people, including three children, injured.

According to Det. Marianne Ramirez with the Phoenix Police Department, the deceased victim was one of the adults, who died of her injuries at a local hospital.

A 6-year-old girl suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash.

Another adult female and two more children — a 4- and 1-year-old — suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to local hospitals for precautionary measures.

The accident occurred in the area of 32nd Street and Roeser Road around 2 p.m. on Thursday.

Ramirez said the crash occurred after the victim collided head-on with another vehicle on Roeser Road while attempting to regain control of the car after veering into a dirt shoulder.

The driver and passenger of the second vehicle were transported to a local hospital. The driver was transported for precautionary measures and the passenger suffered serious injuries.

The names and ages of the victims were not released.

The department is investigating whether speed or impairment were factors in the crash.

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