3 car crash leaves pedestrian dead in north Phoenix, police say

Phoenix Police say they're investigating a three-car crash that left a man dead on Wednesday.

The incident happened in the area of 23rd and Northern avenue around 1 p.m.

"Detectives responded to take over the investigation. Preliminary information indicates the three vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection. After the collision, one of the vehicles traveled off the roadway and struck an adult male pedestrian who was on a sidewalk.  A second vehicle involved in the collision also traveled off the roadway and struck an adult female pedestrian who was also on a sidewalk.  The cause of the initial collision and information related to the driver who left the scene is part of an ongoing investigation,"

The unidentified man on the sidewalk who was hit died at the scene.

Read More Arizona Stories

(Click here for interactive map)