1 killed, 2 injured in collision between tractor and trailer on Interstate 17 [Phoenix, AZ]

One dead and two injured in fatal collision near Frontage Road

PHOENIX, AZ (January 19, 2022) – On Wednesday evening, one person was killed and another was injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 17.

Police say the crash happened on the east and north lanes of the freeway near Grant Street.

According to reports, the driver of a Chevy SUV was heading east on Grant Street and collided with a northbound tractor-trailer for unknown reasons.

Medics arrived soon after and transported the SUV driver to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. However, his unidentified passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics treated the tractor-trailer driver for minor injuries before also taking him to a local hospital.

Investigators currently believe the driver of the SUV may have failed to stop at a red light. However, an active investigation is still ongoing.

Once available, further details will be provided to the public.

The Sweet James team offers their deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength for the days ahead.

Losing a loved one in a semi-trailer accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of the lives of those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through and are here to help. With their vast experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have handled a variety of cases including personal injury and wrongful death. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24/7 via email, text and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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