1 dead, 2 critically injured in semi-truck crash near I-10 in west Valley

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.

The roadway has since reopened.