DPS officials investigating fatal wrong-way crash

DPS is investigating a wrong-way crash that shut down Interstate 8 near Stanfield overnight.

Officers say the first 911 call came in just after 11 p.m., about a pickup truck headed east in the westbound lanes. Shortly after that, calls started coming in about a truck that crashed into another passenger car.

The man driving the pickup truck died at the scene. A man and young boy in the passenger car were flown to the hospital with serious injuries. It's not yet clear if impairment was a factor in the crash.


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