911 calls released in deadly wrong-way crash at I-10 Mini-Stack

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Authorities released the 911 calls made during the summer when a wrong-way driver went from Phoenix Sky Harbor to the Mini-Stack and crashed. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Authorities released the 911 calls made during the summer when a wrong-way driver went from Phoenix Sky Harbor to the Mini-Stack and crashed. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

The 911 calls have been released of a wrong-way driver that started near Phoenix Sky Harbor and ended with a deadly crash at the Mini-Stack.

"He just blew past me at a very high rate of speed," said one caller to the dispatcher.

It was on June 6 that a driver in a red car coming from the airport hopped a curb and was speeding and going the wrong way, police said. He was later identified as Ronald Mollenhuer.

[RELATED: Surveillance video released showing wrong-way driver at Sky Harbor]

"I just barely missed it, a couple of cars were swerving. I don't know if they got in an accident," said one tearful caller.

Drivers dodged him as he continued down Interstate 10 in the wrong lanes.

[ORIGINAL STORY: DPS: 2 people dead after wrong-way crash at the Mini-Stack]

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"They're in the HOV lane! They almost hit us!" exclaimed one caller.

"I just seen [sic] the headlights coming at me! I went to the right side hoping they would go to the other side because I got my son in the car, man," another caller said.

Mollenhuer went up the HOV ramp and slammed head-on into a car driven by Lee Young, investigators said.

[READ MORE: Witness sees wrong-way driver before fatal crash]

"There was a terrible accident on the freeway," a 911 called said.

Both men died at the scene.

The toxicology report hasn't come back yet on Mollenhuer.

[RELATED: DPS director says wrong-way crashes are social issue]

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