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DPS: Wrong-way driver killed in wreck involving 4 vehicles


PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a wrong-way collision on a Phoenix freeway Saturday involved four vehicles and killed the wrong-way driver. The DPS says the crash occurred at about 3 a.m., closing the Loop 101’s eastbound lanes at Interstate 17 for about six hours. According to the DPS, the wrong-way vehicle was westbound when it collided head-on with a second vehicle. The DPS said a third vehicle then struck the second vehicle, and debris from the secondary collision damaged a fourth vehicle belonging to a witness. The DPS said the drivers of the second and third vehicles were seriously injured. No identities were released.

Associated Press

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