Man dies in fatal Phoenix collision from supposed drunk driver
Nov 20, 2021, 8:39 AM | Updated: 8:39 am
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)
Phoenix — Phoenix police said 32-year-old male, Trenton Buckner, was killed when a supposed drunk driver turned in front of his Polaris ATV on Friday night.
Authorities responded to the incident around 10:00 p.m. near 15th Street and Osborn Road where they learned an eastbound sedan made a left-hand turn in front of oncoming traffic causing a collision.
Buckner was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased, Phoenix police Sgt. Andy Williams said in a press release.
Monique Newton, the driver of the sedan, stayed on the scene while showing signs of impairment.
The 30-year-old female was processed for a DUI and later booked in jail for manslaughter, according to the release.
No additional information was made available.