PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Two people are dead following a crash involving a wrong-way driver in Phoenix.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says two people were killed when a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of the Loop 101 hit another vehicle head-on and burst into flames at 35th Avenue.
The wrong-way driver and the driver of the other vehicle, a 22-year-old man, were both killed. Investigators also believe impairment may be factor in the crash.
Westbound Loop 101 reopened at Interstate 17 just before 9:30 a.m.
DPS says witnesses tried to stop a drunk driver just moments before a wrong-way crash kills two ppl including a 22 yo male victim. pic.twitter.com/QCBwcAiFA6— Courtney Griffin (@CourtneyGFox10) November 1, 2016