Wrong-way driver dies in crash on Loop 101 in West Valley
PHOENIX – One person was killed and two others injured in a wrong-way crash on a West Valley freeway late Tuesday, authorities said.
The wrong-way driver was heading northbound in southbound lanes on Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway in Peoria near Thunderbird Road around 11 p.m. when it smashed into a vehicle carrying two people, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.
All three were taken to a hospital, where the wrong-way driver died of their injuries, DPS said.
The condition of the crash survivors was not released.
The roadway was shut down for the investigation until shortly before 4:30 a.m.
No other details were immediately made available.
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