PD: 3 people dead after fiery Phoenix wreck involving stolen SUV

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Three people have died after a crash on Greenway Road at Interstate 17 in Phoenix on Monday night, according to police. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/ADOT) Three people have died after a crash on Greenway Road at Interstate 17 in Phoenix on Monday night, according to police. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/ADOT)
Phoenix fire Capt. Jake Van Hook said seven people were in the stolen SUV. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Phoenix fire Capt. Jake Van Hook said seven people were in the stolen SUV. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The driver of the second SUV that was hit was not seriously injured.  (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The driver of the second SUV that was hit was not seriously injured.  (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
It's unclear what the relationship between the seven people are but police said the teenage driver had the same last name as somebody else in the stolen SUV. (Source: ADOT) It's unclear what the relationship between the seven people are but police said the teenage driver had the same last name as somebody else in the stolen SUV. (Source: ADOT)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Three people have died after a crash on Greenway Road at Interstate 17 in Phoenix on Monday night, according to police.

Phoenix police Sgt. Vince Lewis said the incident began on the I-17 freeway when a Department of Public Safety trooper spotted a stolen SUV.

Lewis said the SUV was traveling in the northbound lanes of the freeway near Dunlap Avenue and was not stopping for the pursuing DPS trooper.

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The SUV exited the freeway at Greenway Road and collided with another SUV, bursting into flames after the impact. 

Phoenix fire Capt. Jake Van Hook said seven people were in the stolen SUV.

A 16-year-old boy, a 14-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl were taken to the hospital in serious condition, said Van Hook.

There were also four adults, three women and a man, in the stolen SUV. One of the adult women died at the scene and the other died at the hospital. A 30-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman are in serious condition.

Phoenix police said another individual died at the hospital but did not release information on age or gender.

The driver of the second SUV that was hit was not seriously injured. 

Police said the 14-year-old  boy was driving at the time of the crash. 

It's unclear what the relationship between the seven people are but police said the teenage driver had the same last name as somebody else in the stolen SUV.

The exit ramps from I-17 to Greenway Road were closed as well as Greenway Road at I-17 while police conducted the investigation.

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