PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Phoenix police say a teenage girl has died and a suspect has been arrested following a serious crash on Tuesday.
According to the Phoenix Police Department, officers responded to the intersection of South 24th Street and University at 2:45 p.m.
16-year-old Emily Vargas, who was a passenger in a Ford F-150 pickup truck, was transported to a hospital in extremely critical condition where she later died.
Police say the driver of the pickup truck, identified as Emily's 18-year-old brother Abraham Vargas, turned left in front of a Dodge Ram, causing the crash.
Abraham was booked into jail on one count of causing a fatal collision without a driver's license. His bond was set at $5,000. His next court date is September 28.
The intersection was closed for several hours due to the investigation.