1 Dead, 12 others hurt in I-10 crash involving van and pick-up truck

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PHOENIX – One adult is dead and 12 others are hurt after a wreck in Phoenix on Friday at about 6 p.m.

The collision took place between a van and a pick-up truck on Interstate 10 at Watson Road. A total of 13 people were involved in the crash including four children who sustained serious injuries.

One adult was pronounced dead at the scene and the others were taken to area hospitals. Eight ambulances and two medical helicopters responded to the scene.

A spokesperson with the Department of Public Safety tells 3TV they believe a tire blew out on one of the two vehicles, causing the driver to lose control.

Authorities have not yet determined the exact cause of the collision.