3 dead, 6 others hurt after fiery crash involving a stolen car in north Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Three people are dead and six others are injured after a crash involving a stolen car in Phoenix early Friday morning.
The crash happened just before 2 a.m near 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road. According to Phoenix police, a car was about to turn left on Thunderbird Road when it was hit by a speeding car traveling north on 43rd Avenue. When fire crews arrived, the car that was crashed into was on fire. Firefighters quickly put out the flames.
Phoenix Police Sgt. Melissa Soliz says all three people, believed to be adults, who were in the car that was turning left were killed. Six people, ranging from teenagers to young adults, were in the stolen car. A GoFundMe page has been set up for the three victims.
The intersection of 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road was previously shut down for several hours, but reopened just before 3 p.m. The investigation is ongoing.
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