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2 car rollover on Phoenix freeway causes 3 deaths, sends 5 to the hospital

Jan 2, 2022, 9:40 AM | Updated: 6:54 pm

(Facebook photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

(Facebook photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — A two-car rollover crash on a Phoenix freeway Saturday night caused three deaths and sent five to the hospital, authorities said.

Arizona DPS after 9 p.m. responded to the incident at the eastbound lanes of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway at 40th Street in Ahwatukee.

Impairment was suspected in the collision, authorities said.

All eastbound lanes were closed at 40th Street due to the incident before reopening.

The investigation is ongoing and no other information was made available.

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2 car rollover on Phoenix freeway causes 3 deaths, sends 5 to the hospital