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Three Killed, 1 Injured in Deadly Car Crash near Camelback Road

GLENDALE, AZ (May 4, 2021) – Sunday morning, three people died and one was injured after a fatal wrong-way collision on Loop 101.

According to the Department of Public Safety, a call came in around 2:30 a.m. about a wrong-way driver heading south in the northbound lanes. Shortly after, the driver crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle.

Emergency crews responded to the area near the Camelback Road exit. Dispatchers later learned that debris from the collision had flown over to the southbound lanes and struck another car.

Due to the impact of the wrong-way crash, three people died. Investigators revealed that a man and woman inside the vehicle that was struck were pronounced dead at the scene.

In addition, another person suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.

The northbound lanes of Loop 101 were closed for a brief time during preliminary investigations. However, the area has since reopened since the collision.

No further information has been released.


The attorneys at Sweet James would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victims.


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