Traffic Accident on 56th Street Left One Dead, One Injured

PHOENIX, AZ (May 2, 2022) – Friday morning, a head-on collision on Cactus Road left Chad Hunt dead, authorities said.

The crash happened about 4:20 a.m. in the area of Cactus Road and 56th Street.

Furthermore, the investigation revealed that a sedan and an SUV collided head-on for reasons currently unknown.

Eventually, the driver of the SUV, 43-year-old Hunt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics transported the adult female driver of the sedan to a local hospital in a critical condition.

The third vehicle involved was damaged in the crash, but the driver was unharmed.

Police said that impairment is not a factor in this accident; however, an active investigation into the crash is underway.


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