1 dead, 4 injured after fiery West Phoenix crash

Phoenix Police say a man has died following a fiery crash near 51st Avenue and Fillmore early Saturday morning.

When officers arrived to the area, they discovered that a passenger car and a Jeep had collided into each other. 

The car, which was driven by a 17-year-old, had three other passengers inside. It had been heading north down 51st Avenue when it rear-ended the Jeep, police say.

The Jeep was sent careening into a power pole and caught fire. The driver died from his injuries, and his identity was not released.

The four people inside the other car suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say that speed and impairment may be factors in the crash.

51st Avenue is restricted between Van Buren and Roosevelt.

The investigation is ongoing.

One person died in a crash near 51sf Ave and Fillmore.

One person died in a crash near 51st Ave and Fillmore.

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