Man killed in crash involving cement truck, pickup on Loop 303

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. – A man was killed during a head-on collision on state Route 303 near El Mirage shortly after noon on Friday.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a cement truck was traveling northbound along Loop 303 when a southbound pickup truck crossed over the median into the northbound traffic lanes and collided with the cement truck.

DPS spokesman Raul Garcia said a patient was transported to West Valley Hospital.

It is not clear which vehicle the man who died was in and no further information is being released at this time.

Loop 303 is closed in both directions from U.S. 60 (Grand Avenue) to El Mirage Road, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

There is no estimated time it will reopen.

Drivers should use Interstate 17 as an alternate route.

Drivers seeking alternate routes between U.S. 60 and Interstate 17 can use the Loop 101 Agua Fria or state Route 74. Drivers looking for alternate routes in the Sun City area can use local streets such as Bell Road and El Mirage Road.