One Dead Two Hurt in Fatal Collision near Frontage Road

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

According to police, the accident happened on the east and northbound lanes of the highway near Grant Street.

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

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

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

Investigators currently believe that the SUV driver may have failed to stop at a red light. Although, an active investigation still remains underway.

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


The team at Sweet James offers their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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