PHOENIX (KSAZ) - One person has been killed after a pickup truck struck a power pole and rolled while driving on Grand Avenue early Friday morning.
The Phoenix Police Department tells Fox 10 that the truck was rear-ended by a white vehicle at about 1:45 a.m. The collision caused the truck to strike a power pole and roll onto its side. The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
As a result of the crash, Grand was closed in both directions from 35th to 43rd Avenues during the morning commute. A crew from SRP was on the scene to restore power in the area.
Southbound Grand Ave now open. NB remains closed.— Phoenix Police (@phoenixpolice) February 12, 2016
CLOSED: Both directions of US 60 (Grand Ave) from 35th Ave to 43rd Ave. It's expected to remain closed thru the morning commute. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) February 12, 2016
The driver of the white vehicle remained on the scene after the crash and it appears speed and impairment may be a factor in the crash.