One dead, three injured in multi-car crash near 63rd Ave and Van Buren

Three people were injured and one person died in a multi-car crash in Phoenix on Dec. 5, Phoenix Fire officials said on Dec. 5.

The crash happened at 63rd Avenue and Van Buren Street around 7 p.m.

Police say a Ford Mustang was driving westbound down Van Buren when it lost control and careened into the eastbound lanes, hitting a Chevy Cruze.

A passenger in the Mustang, 23-year-old Jorge Alvarez, died in the crash. The driver of the Cruze and the two other occupants in the Mustang were hospitalized.

The three people injured are all men in their 20s. One of the men is in extremely critical condition.