PD: 14-year-old boy behind the wheel in fiery crash that killed 3

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Phoenix police say a 14-year-old boy was behind the wheel in a fiery crash that left three people dead.

The crash happened Monday night around 8 p.m. near Interstate 17 and Greenway Road.

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

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

Minutes later, the SUV exited the freeway at Greenway Road and collided with a Honda CRV, then hit a wall, bursting into flames upon impact. 

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

The driver of the SUV, a 14-year-old boy, was hurt, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

An 14-year-old passenger was declared dead at the scene.

A 38-year-old woman and a 13-year-old girl were pronounced dead at the hospital.

A 14-year-old girl, a 20-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were also hurt, but their injuries were not life-threatening,

The driver of the Honda was treated at the scene. 

Police say neither driver showed signs of impairment. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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