Woman killed in crash in West Phoenix, 2 others hospitalized

Sep 14, 2023, 9:40 AM | Updated: Sep 15, 2023, 7:40 am

This file photo shows fire trucks lining the street in Phoenix, Arizona. A woman was killed in a tw...

This file photo shows fire trucks in Phoenix, Arizona. A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Phoenix on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, and two other people were injured. (Phoenix Fire Department File Photo)

(Phoenix Fire Department File Photo)

PHOENIX — A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Phoenix on Thursday morning, and two other people were injured, authorities said.

Officers responded to the area of 78th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road around 8 a.m. and found three victims with serious injuries, the Phoenix Police Department said.

One victim had to be extricated by Phoenix Fire Department personnel.

Edna Villa, a 27-year-old passenger in one of the vehicles, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers, a man and a woman, were taken to a hospital and are expected to survive, police said.

According to preliminary information, the vehicle Villa was in made a left turn in front the other vehicle.

Investigators will reconstruct the collision to determine fault. Impairment is not believed to be a factor, police said.

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Woman killed in crash in West Phoenix, 2 others hospitalized