Multi-vehicle collision leaves 1 dead, DPS trooper injured in Guadalupe
PHOENIX — A person died and four others were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 10 in Guadalupe early Sunday morning, authorities said.
At approximately 12:30 a.m., a vehicle heading eastbound struck a Department of Public Safety patrol vehicle that was stopped to protect a car-fire scene near the Guadalupe Road, DPS announced in a press release.
The collision caused the first vehicle to allegedly rotate counterclockwise down the emergency lane and hit three pedestrians involved in the car fire.
The driver and passenger of the first vehicle, a DPS trooper and the three pedestrians were transported to a hospital, where the passenger died, authorities said.
The trooper is recovering from his injuries, authorities said.
The crash is under investigation.