PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A person is dead after an SUV crashed into a flatbed trailer in Phoenix early Wednesday morning.
The Phoenix Police Department says the driver of the SUV was killed when it crashed into the flatbed trailer near 51st Avenue and Jefferson just before 7 a.m. The driver attempted to pass a slower-moving semi truck and crashed into a parked, detached flatbed trailer.
So sad to report the driver of Suburban died after crashing into flat bed trailer. Driver pronounced dead on scene. 51st Ave & Jefferson pic.twitter.com/IKZQjgPjY9— Courtney Griffin (@CourtneyGFox10) February 15, 2017
The roadway was closed while police conducted their investigation into the crash.
Traffic closure: 51av&Jefferson St for serious collision. Avoid area & use alt route.— Phoenix Police (@phoenixpolice) February 15, 2017
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