TOLLESON, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Authorities say one person is dead and two others are critically injured following a crash involving a semi-truck near Interstate 10 in the west Valley.
According to the Tolleson Police Department, the crash happened when a black car was traveling southbound on 99th Avenue and was preparing to turn onto the westbound I-10 on-ramp.
Police say a semi-truck traveling northbound on 99th Avenue hit the car when it was turning left onto the on-ramp
Three people in the car were taken to a hospital in critical condition. One of the passengers died at the hospital.
The semi-truck driver remained at the scene and impairment does not appear to be a factor.
fatal car accident involving a semi truck on 99th Ave.under the I-10 freeway north and south bound under the I-10 is closed and the on and off ramps going westbound On 99th Ave. or closed #Fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/nxmDhEf91S— Rudy Casillas (@RudyFox10) December 17, 2018
The roadway has since reopened.