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Road rage leads to multi-vehicle crash with serious injury in Phoenix

Apr 19, 2023, 12:00 PM

(Twitter Photo, File/Phoenix Police Department)

(Twitter Photo, File/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX – Authorities say road rage led to a multi-vehicle crash in northwest Phoenix on Tuesday evening that seriously injured one person.

Witnesses told police an SUV and a truck “were engaged in a road rage type incident” while heading south on 51st Avenue between the Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway and Union Hills Drive around 5:45 p.m., the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

The man driving the SUV lost control and veered into oncoming traffic, hitting a car that was pushed into another car, police said.

The woman driving the first car was hospitalized in critical condition. Three other adults involved were taken to a hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

Both drivers from the road rage incident remained at the scene. Neither showed signs of impairment, police said.

No other details were made available.

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Road rage leads to multi-vehicle crash with serious injury in Phoenix