Map: Interstate 17 and Dixileta Drive
PHOENIX – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department and the Department of Public Safety are investigating a shooting that led to a wreck on Interstate 17 Monday morning.
Authorities said a car was westbound on Dixileta Drive at approximately 9 a.m. At some point, the driver sustained a gunshot wound and the vehicle headed toward the northbound lanes of I-17.
The car then sideswiped a pickup truck. The car ended up off the roadway.
Police arrived and found the driver dead from a gunshot wound to the head.
No one else was in the car.
Investigators determined the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.