Intersection of Country Club and Main in Mesa closed after fatal morning wreck
Dec 13, 2023, 6:52 AM | Updated: Dec 14, 2023, 4:45 pm
PHOENIX – A major intersection in Mesa was closed during rush hour Wednesday morning after a fatal crash, authorities said.
The intersection of Country Club Drive and Main Street was shut down in all directions after the wreck around 5 a.m., the Mesa Police Department said.
The intersection of Country Club and Main is closed down in all directions for a fatal accident. The closure will be for several more hours. Please use an alternative route. pic.twitter.com/oTsdNMkfyZ
— Mesa Police Dept. (@MesaPD) December 13, 2023
The closure lasted several hours.
Southbound Country Club reopened at Main around 7:30 a.m., and the rest of the intersection was cleared by around 10 a.m.
Two people were killed after two vehicles collided at the intersection. Both were 13-year-old boys.
The Valley Metro light rail platform at the intersection was closed during the investigation, and buses were used to shuttle passengers between stops. The platform reopened before 8 a.m., Valley Metro said.
Motorists were advised to seek alternate routes, with Broadway Road suggested for east-west travel and Alma School Road or Mesa Drive suggested for north-south driving.
No other details about the crash were immediately available.
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