Fatal accident involving motorcycle, car, truck on US 93

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PHOENIX - A fatal two-vehicle accident closes US 93 in both directions while police investigate.

The Department of Public Safety said the accident involves a passenger vehicle and a motorcycle.

The accident occurred around 10:30 Thursday morning just north of Wickenburg.

According to DPS a Nissan 4-door car was southbound on US 93 when it tried to pass the vehicle in front of it.

The Nissan drove head-on into a motorcycle that was traveling northbound.

A Ford pick-up truck was also involved in the accident.

The driver and passenger on the motorcycle were declared deceased on the scene as a result of the impact.

The driver of the truck and the car were transported to the hospital for their injuries.

No charges have been filed. The cause was determined to be the unsafe passing by the Nissan's driver.

Traffic is being rerouted onto SR71 and SR89 respectfully from each direction around the collision and then re-enter US93.