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1 dead, 3 injured after head-on collision on Thomas Road in Phoenix

Jan 20, 2019, 2:03 PM | Updated: 3:50 pm
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PHOENIX — A man was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Thomas Road and 60th Drive on Sunday morning, according to Phoenix Police.

Around 7 a.m., a Nissan Pathfinder was traveling west on Thomas Road when it reportedly veered into the eastbound lanes and struck a Chevrolet Suburban head-on.

The Nissan driver, 27-year-old Rodolfo Gaitan Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene.

His two passengers — a 28-year-old woman and a young female child — were hospitalized in extremely critical condition, police said.

The 60-year-old male driver of the Suburban suffered serious injuries, but police said they were not life-threatening.

His two passengers, a 27-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man, were not injured.

Police said it was unknown if impairment was a factor, and the collision was still under investigation.

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1 dead, 3 injured after head-on collision on Thomas Road in Phoenix