Two Killed in U-Haul Truck Collision near Baptist Church Road

PINAL COUNTY, AZ (November 14, 2022) – Monday afternoon, two teens were pronounced dead after a head-on accident on State Route 87.

First responders arrived to the scene around 4:00 a.m., near Baptist Church Road on November 7th.

For reasons under investigation, the female driver of a vehicle with two teenage passengers veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a U-Haul truck. Another truck traveling behind the U-Haul also became involved.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, two teenager passengers inside the wrong-way vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics transported the female driver to a nearby hospital. Authorities have not yet released the identities of those involved.

Following preliminary investigations, it was unclear if impairment played a factor in the collision. Once available, more details will be provided about the fatal head-on accident on State Route 87.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased young victims. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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