Person dies after wrong-way crash on Loop 101 in East Valley
Dec 24, 2022, 9:56 AM | Updated: 9:57 am
(Facebook Photo/Scottsdale Police Department)
PHOENIX — One person died after a three-vehicle, wrong-way crash in Scottsdale on Saturday morning, authorities said.
Police responded to reports of a wrong-way driver just before 2 a.m. near Raintree Drive and the Loop 101.
When police arrived they found a three-vehicle collision with one fatality.
The driver was reportedly driving southbound in the northbound lanes on the Loop 101, police said in a press release.
The wrong-way driver was pronounced dead, authorities said.
The road was shut down for around five hours before being reopened around 7 a.m.
No additional information was made available.